Suspect in Edgefield murder turns himself in


EDGEFIELD COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) – The Edgefield County jail confirms Michael Means is in custody.

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s office says he turned himself in this morning.

He is accused of killing Yumonica Means of Aiken.

Count on NewsChannel 6 to bring you more information on bond and a hearing.

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EDGEFIELD COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) – Authorities in Edgefield County are investigating a murder and the search is on for a suspect.

Corporal Robbie Harter with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office says a murder warrant has been issued for 37 year old Michael Tirrell Means.

Means was last seen driving a silver Kia Sol with South Carolina Tag Number NFX912.

He is accused of killing 46 year old Yumonica Means of Aiken.

Means was found lying outside a vehicle on Highway 191, not far from Airport Road around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

She had been shot.

An autopsy is scheduled to be performed Wednesday morning on the victim’s body

Count on WJBF NewsChannel 6 for more on this developing story.

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