MULLINS, S.C. -- Marion County Sheriff’s deputies made an arrest in connection with man discovered dead in a home on North East Front St. just outside the city limits of Mullins Monday night.

Elijah Walker, 20, of Sumter, was arrested and charged with murder, possession of a weapon during commission of a violent crime and driving without a license, Cpt. Judith Barker.

Marion County Sheriff Brian Wallace Brian Wallace said SLED crime scene investigators were called to process the scene along with a vehicle driven to nearby store. It was a domestic-related incident, he

Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson identified the victim as 61-year old Stevie Sylvester Walker of Mullins. His body was transported to MUSC for an autopsy.

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