Crime

Brunswick County deputies arrest 3 people in connection to murder

Three people have been arrested in connection to a murder last week in Brunswick County, according to the county sheriff’s department.

Keontae Trulique Hill, 17, of Ash, and Amari Tyrese Singleton, 18, of Southport, are charged with murder. Shamari Quintero Massey, 26, of Winnabow, is charged with accessory after the fact of murder after allegedly helping Singleton flee the crime scene in a vehicle to avoid law enforcement.

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office said Jaquan D. Angelo Brooks was murdered Oct. 30 at 809 McMilly Road NW in Shallotte.

All suspects are in custody at the Brunswick County Detention Facility.

The Sun News Reporter Hannah Strong is passionate about making the world better through what she reports and writes. Strong, who is a Pawleys Island native, is quick to jump on breaking news, profiles stories about people in the community and obituaries. Strong has won four S.C. Press Association first-place awards, including one for enterprise reporting after riding along with police during a homicide. She earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from Winthrop University.
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