4 Charged with Dec. Shooting Death in Greenville


By Alicia Barnes

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) _ Deputies have charged four people with murder in the shooting death of a man during a robbery in his Greenville County home.

Investigators said 17-year old Mercedes Adams, 19-year old Muniashia Harper, 19-year old Brandon Adams and 22-year old Michael Anderson were arrested Friday.

Deputies say all four people went to 51-year-old Joseph Crite's home on Dec. 11 to rob him. Authorities say Brandon Adams and Harper went inside the apartment and held Crite and gunpoint for a while before shooting him. Brandon Adams and Harper also face kidnapping, armed robbery and other charges.

All four suspects are being held at the Greenville County jail. It wasn't known if they had attorneys.

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