Good Samaritan Robbed, Killed After Helping Teens Pull SUV Out of Ditch in South Carolina: Police


Deon Frasier and Michael Dupree-Tyler. (Credit: CCDC)

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A man was robbed and then shot to death after helping two people pull their SUV out of a ditch in North Charleston, South Carolina, police said on Tuesday.

Officers said Deon Frasier, 17, and Michael Dupree-Tyler, 19, were arrested at an apartment complex after a gunshot victim was found by police around 11 p.m. Monday evening, according to reports.

Police identified the victim as Chadwick Garrett, 45, of North Charleston, according to local television station WHNS.

“During the investigation, it was learned that the victim was assisting two black males in pulling a Dodge Durango out of the ditch,” police said in a news release. “After the victim got the vehicle out of the ditch, the two suspects then robbed and shot the victim.”

The suspects each face a murder charge and will appear in front of a judge on Tuesday, according to television station WCBD.

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