Wanted man arrested in connection to deadly assault at Laurens Co. gas station


Jeremy Ferguson was wanted in connection to an assault. (Laurens Co. Sheriff’s Office)

LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A man wanted in connection to a deadly assault in Laurens County was taken into custody Wednesday morning.

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office said Jeremy Ferguson was taken into custody following an assault that took place at the Hotspot store on Hwy 221 Wednesday at about 2 a.m. The victim, 22-year-old Akira Deauntay Robinson, died as a result.

No other information is available at this point.

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