Author: ABC Team

Family of man killed in police custody to receive $10 million settlement

Source:WCIV Charleston, S.C. (WCIV)–Charleston County Council approved a resolution to give a settlement of $10 million to the family of Jamal Sutherland. The measure was approved by the county financial committee today, immediately preceding the council meeting. Sutherland, 31, died in January while in police custody. He was arrested by North Charleston police for misdemeanor assault at a mental health…

Manhunt for murder suspect enters day 4

Authorities say the suspect, 27 year old Tyler Terry has been linked to three murders

Chester,SC (WCCB) — The search for a murder suspecr in the upstate is now entering its fourth day. Investigators say they have linked 27 year old Tyler Terry to a killing in York County and two other Chester County shooting deaths in Missouri. Alexandra Elich with our sister station WCCB is in Chester County and brings us this report as…

Mother of Jamal Sutherland speaks out about her son’s death

Jamal Sutherland was a mentally ill man killed in police custody back in January. Since then, his death has become the latest battleground in the fight over the treatment of Black people by law enforcement. His mother told ABC News she hopes the tragic event sparks a conversation about how we treat those with mental illness.