Third suspect wanted in connection to Beech Island death


The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a third suspect in connection to the death investigation of a man found in Beech Island on Aug. 4.


Investigators have identified Dimitri Carter, 32, as a suspect in the death of Allen Andrew Jones, 26, of Columbia, S.C., whose body was found in a brush pile near the side of the road in the 200 block of Avalon Lane.

Carter is wanted for murder and is presumed to be armed and dangerous, according to the news release.

Two suspects, Christopher Shane Blitchington, 38, of Langley, and Dylan Seth Raborn, 23, were arrested last week in connection to the death.

Blitchington was arrested last Thursday and Raborn was arrested Saturday after leading deputies on a vehicle pursuit from the Ashley hotel at U.S. Highway 1 near Clearwater through Aiken, Richmond and Columbia counties.

The suspects have been charged with accesory after the fact in the murder investigation.

Raborn also has been charged with three counts of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm or knife during the commission of a crime, fleeing or attempting to elude an officer and two counts of attempted murder on deputies.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Carter are urged to call the sheriff’s office at (803) 648-6811. Tipsters can remain anonymous by calling Crimestoppers at 1-888-274-6372.