BREAKING: Man arrested for murder, arson after two killed in Camden house fire Sunday


COLUMBIA (WOLO): Update 11:30pm Sunday: The Camden Police Department arrested 43 year old Thomas Dwayne Knotts of Kershaw Hwy/Camden, on two counts of Murder and one count of Arson for the house fire that killed two people early Sunday morning.

Officers say Knotts was acquainted with the victims who resided on Lyttleton Street in Camden and more charges are expected.


Camden Police are investigating a house fire that killed two people early Sunday morning.

Just after 5am, the Camden Fire Department responded to a two story house fire on Lyttleton Street. Once they extinguished the fire, they found the two residents deceased as a result of foul play.

SLED and the Kershaw County Sheriff’s Department are assisting in the investigation. Officials do not believe this was a random crime.

Anyone one with any information should call the Camden Police Department at 803-425-6035 or contact CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIMESC.

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