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Man wanted in connection with homicide in Laurens County found and arrested in Georgetown County

Arthur Jason Bowers
Arthur Jason Bowers

A man wanted in connection with homicide in Laurens County was arrested Friday by Georgetown authorities, Carrie Cuthbertson, spokeswoman with the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office, said.

Arthur Jason Bowers, 29, of Lomax Court in Murrells Inlet, who had an active homicide arrest warrant, was taken into custody without incident.

Authorities at the sheriff’s office said that at about 5:45 p.m. Friday they were contacted by Laurens Police Department officers regarding a wanted suspect they believed was residing in Georgetown County, Cuthbertson said.

Shortly after being called about Bowers, deputies found him and he was arrested.

Bowers was taken to the Georgetown County Detention Center and is awaiting pick up and transfer to Laurens County, Cuthbertson said.

Contact ELIZABETH TOWNSEND at 626-0217 or on Twitter @TSN_etownsend.

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