ALLENDALE, S.C. (WJBF) – One person is dead and another one facing charges following an incident in Allendale, South Carolina.

State investigators arrested Craig Martell Priester, 40, on Saturday, December 18 for a murder that took place in Allendale on Friday, December 17. He is charged with murder, possession of a firearm by a person convicted of a violent felony, and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

According to the Allendale Police Department officers responded to the 900 block of Jackson street, pertaining to a fight in progress. While in route, the call was upgraded due to someone with a gun.
Upon arrival, officers found a deceased female victim, now identified as 31-year-old Chelsie Frazier.

The Allendale Police Department requested SLED to handle the investigation.

Priester is being held at the Allendale County Detention Center.

The case will be prosecuted by the 14th Circuit Solicitor’s Office.

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