Murder Suspect in Richland Co. Captured

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – A murder suspect on the run for several hours was placed behind bars Wednesday.

Investigators arrested Charlie Cason Wednesday afternoon and charged him in connection with the shooting death of his wife.

The manhunt led deputies to Fairfield County, where they nabbed Cason.

Richland County deputies say early Wednesday morning, Casey broke into the home of his estranged wife, Letitia Cason, off Smallwood Road.

Investigators say she ran into another apartment where Cason followed her, broke down the door, and shot her multiple times.