No new leads in holiday homicides

Authorities continued to search this morning for a man wanted for questioning in the Thanksgiving Day shooting deaths of two Aiken County teens.

Richmond County Sheriff’s Capt. Scott Peebles said investigators had no new information on Travis Lorenzo Berrian, 26. 

Peebles said Thursday that Berrian was not a suspect and wanted only for information.

Authorities identified the victims as Angela Brooks, 19, of the 300 block of Breezehill Road in Warrenville; and Nancy Cushman, 18, of the 100 block of Jones Circle in Warrenville. However, Richmond County Sheriff's Capt. Scott Peebles said Cushman was 17 and from Beech Island.

Brooks and Cushman were shot and killed early Thursday, according to sheriff's office investigators.

Their bodies were found on the corner of Twiggs Street and Laney-Walker Boulevard about 2:30 a.m. by a passerby walking through the wooded area, according to a news release.

Cushman and Brooks were last seen about 12:30 a.m. on East Boundary Street with an unknown black man.

They were shot at least once, but Peebles said police were withholding the location and number of wounds.

 

 

 

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