Detectives arrest man suspected in West Ashley murder
WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCSC) - Detectives with the Charleston Police Department announced that they have arrested a man suspected in a murder in West Ashley.
Authorities arrested Robbie Lee Singleton of Adams Run. He was charged with murder and armed robbery in a shooting that happened on Wednesday.
“Singleton was transported to the Al Cannon Detention Center where he was booked and lodged,” CPD officials said. “Singleton had a bond hearing on October 29, 2021.”
Police are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information to call Consolidated Dispatch at (843)743-7200 and ask for the On-Duty Central Detective.
Coroner Bobbi Jo O’Neal said 20-year-old Robert Traynham from Charleston died on Wednesday at 9:45 pm at the Medical University of South Carolina from a gunshot wound.
At 9:11 p.m., Charleston police officers responded to the 1700 block of Ashley River Road for gunshots. When they arrived, officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.
“The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was subsequently pronounced deceased,” CPD officials said.
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