BAMBERG COUNTY, SC (WFXG) - Nearly two years after a Bamberg County murder, authorities have filed murder charges against a suspect. Brandon Priester, 31, is booked at the Bamberg County Detention Center. In addition to the murder charge, he's also charged with attempted murder and robbery while armed.
Investigators say William Pearson was shot and killed during a drug transaction on March 29, 2014. He was one of four people shot during the incident.
If convicted, Priester could face the death penalty.