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Third suspect arrested in missing person case of New Ellenton man

Kristina RackleyMay 27, 2019

Another arrest has been made in the investigation of a missing New Ellenton man.

Christian Barnwell, 17, was arrested Monday morning and charged with accessory before the fact to a felony and accessory after the fact to a felony, according an email from Capt. Eric Abdullah of the Aiken County Sheriff’s Department.

This is the third arrest in the investigation.

Earlier this month 20-year-old Derrick Jai Curry was reported missing by family members ,launching a missing persons investigation. Although Curry’s remains have not been located, investigators have reason to believe he was shot and killed in an Aiken home.

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