Man charged in Aiken slaying

Morris Laytrell Dorch

Aiken County sheriff’s deputies have arrested a suspect in a fatal weekend shooting.


According to a news release, Morris Laytrell Dorch, 25, of the 100 block of Edge Road, Aiken, is charged in the Saturday shooting death of Delance Terez Walton at the Lucky 7 convenience store in Aiken.

Police say they believe the incident stemmed from an argument between the two. A second person who was in the victim’s vehicle at the time of the shooting was not injured.

Dorch is charged with murder, attempted murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office was assisted in the investigation by the ATF Task Force and the Aiken Department of Public Safety.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at (800) 922-9709. Individuals also may call Crimestoppers of the Midlands at (888) 274-6372. Callers can remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.

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Mon, 10/23/2017 - 18:35

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