Arrest in Graniteville Murder Investigation

Graniteville, SC (4 January 2020, 10:00 am) – After an extensive search, working numerous leads and tips provided by citizens, one of three murder suspects is now in custody. Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, ATF Rage Unit, Aiken DPS, North Augusta DPS, U.S. Marshalls and South Carolina Law Enforcement Division arrested Thomas Anthony Henderson at a home in Augusta, GA this morning around 8:45. The investigation lead to Henderson being found at 131 Greene Street Augusta, GA, where he was taken into custody without incident. Henderson will be held in Richmond County Jail pending an extradition hearing. Henderson was charged with 2 counts of Murder, these charges derive from a murder investigation that began on December 17, 2019 at the Kalmia Apartments. Additional charges may be forthcoming.

From Sheriff Michael Hunt: “The joint efforts by law enforcement agencies in the CSRA made this arrest possible. We cannot thank them enough as well as those citizens who were courageous by providing information that assisted law enforcement officers with this murder investigation.”

If anyone has any information on the whereabouts and identity on the remaining two killers, we encourage them to contact the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at (803) 648-6811. You can provide information anonymously through Midlands Crime Stoppers. Your tip could earn you a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for any crime.
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