U.S. MARSHALS: Man Accused In Murder of Girlfriend Arrested In S.C. After Manhunt

SOUTH CAROLINA – Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis announced the arrest of a man captured after a manhunt began Wednesday afternoon. Aubrey Dupree Tucker, 36, was taken into custody without incident in the Columbia area of South Carolina on Friday. Tucker was wanted after a shooting incident killed his girlfriend.

Tucker is accused of shooting his girlfriend to death ‘inside his own mother’s home while the two were arguing over an apparent breakup, court records show,’ WCIV reported.

On Wednesday, June 9, Berkeley County deputies responded to a house on Old Back River Road in the Goose Creek area of Berkeley County in reference to a shooting. On scene deputies located a female victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. She was pronounced deceased on scene.

A manhunt for Tucker ensued and the investigation led law enforcement to Columbia. The US Marshals Carolina Regional Task Force began investigating the whereabouts of Tucker, the investigation then led agents to Columbia. Columbia Regional US Marshals, Richland County Sheriff’s Office and SLED assisted in taking Tucker into custody.

“My agency along with Federal and State law enforcement personnel have been working around the clock since we received the call on Wednesday.” Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis stated. “I am amazed at the determination exhibited by everyone who worked the case. Bringing justice to the victim’s family is what is important.”

Tucker is currently awaiting extradition back to Berkeley County. He will be facing charges of Murder and several more charges are pending.

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