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Horry County murder suspect asked about reward money shortly after Christmastime shooting

What is the difference between probable cause and beyond. a reasonable doubt?

There is a difference between the evidence needed to make an arrest and the evidence needed for prosecutors to get a conviction. Jimmy Richardson, Horry County solicitor, explains the difference between the two.
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There is a difference between the evidence needed to make an arrest and the evidence needed for prosecutors to get a conviction. Jimmy Richardson, Horry County solicitor, explains the difference between the two.

A 37-year-old man was charged with murder in connection to the killing of another person days before Christmas in Horry County.

Horry County police announced Wednesday that Kevin Ronette Stanley, of Little River, was charged with murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and obstructing justice. He is accused of killing Brian Nunn, 42, of Shallotte, North Carolina.

On Dec. 22, officers responded to James Bellamy Circle near S.C. 111 in the Little River area and found Nunn dead in a vehicle along the road. Investigators say Stanley shot Nunn multiple times.

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Alex Lang is the True Crime reporter for The Sun News covering the legal system and how crime impacts local residents. He says letting residents know if they are safe is a vital role of a newspaper. Alex has covered crime in Detroit, Iowa, New York City, West Virginia and now Horry County.


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