Three charged in murder

Three North Augusta men have been charged in the weekend murder of a man at his home.

According to the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, Tyrone Wade, 23, of the 100 block of Greenland Drive; Joseph Darnell Kemp, 25, of the 100 block of Nappier Lane; and Anthony Tashawn Perry, 24, of the 2000 block of Celeste Circle are charged with murder, burglary-first degree and possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a crime. Mr. Wade is also charged with possession of a stolen weapon.

According to police, Julius Walker was murdered Saturday at his home in the 500 block of Samuels Street in North Augusta. Mr. Wade was arrested Monday by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and charged with discharging a firearm into a dwelling. Mr. Darnell and Mr. Perry were arrested by Aiken County sheriff’s deputies Tuesday afternoon on Ashley Circle in North Augusta.



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