Edgefield County woman charged in man's death

Lakashia Walker

A woman has been charged with murder in connection with a body that was found in Edgefield County, S.C., early Sunday morning.

Officer Ben Smith of the Edgefield County Detention Center confirmed that 27-year-old Lakashia Rochelle Walker of Trenton was arrested Sunday and is charged with killing Barrett Scott Stephenson, whose body was found around 3 a.m. on the side of Ashley Circle in Trenton.

Deputy Coroner David Burnett confirmed that Stephenson is also from Trenton.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday morning in Newberry, S.C.

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