- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 28, 2017

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) - Beaufort County authorities say three people face murder charges in the death of a woman who was found in her burned home in December.

The Island Packet of Hilton head reports (https://bit.ly/2ljKZHV) the three were charged Monday in the death of 56-year-old Teresa Seigler of Shell Point, whose home was set on fire Dec. 7.

One of the three, 25-year-old John Priester, previously was charged with arson in the case. Authorities say 22-year-old Courtney Brock of Burton and 35-year-old Brian Walls of Shell Point also are charged.

Priester and Walls were served with murder warrants in the Beaufort County Detention Center, where they were being held on other charges. Brock was arrested Monday.

It wasn’t known Tuesday if they have attorneys.


Information from: The Island Packet, https://www.islandpacket.com

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