Murder-for-hire trial continues in Downtown Charleston - WCBD-TV: News, Weather, and Sports for Charleston, SC

Murder-for-hire trial continues in Downtown Charleston

Posted: Updated:
Chris Latham  is accused of working with his girlfriend, Wendy Moore, and several other of her acquaintances to have Nancy Latham killed. Chris Latham is accused of working with his girlfriend, Wendy Moore, and several other of her acquaintances to have Nancy Latham killed.
CHARLESTON, SC -

Wednesday morning began with the prosecution laying some groundwork with a cell phone expert. Officials then called FBI investigator Henisky who testified to the phone calls from personal cellphones and drop phones, allegedly purchased by Wendy Moore.

The agent testified that that there were a flurry of calls between March 25th and April 8th involving Wendy Moore to Chris Latham and Moore to Samuel Yenawine and Yenawine to Aaron Wilkinson. All of the calls were made on personal cell phones or drop phones allegedly purchased by Wendy Moore.

Related: Chris Latham murder for hire trial

The agent also testified about internet searches on Chris Latham's cell phone that included Nancy's father and his address address in Conway.  

The agent also looked into bank records of Latham and Moore. He said no large amount were pulled from Chris Latham's account, however there were large cash transfers between his other accounts including one he shared with a good friend, a day after Wendy Moore's arrest in April of 2013.

The prosecutors asked who paid for Wendy Moore's attorney and he answered Chris Latham the agent added that Wendy Moore paid for the alleged "hired gun" Samuel Yenawine's Attorney in Louisville, KY. The agent said Chris Latham coordinated payment in both cases.

On Wednesday afternoon there will be recorded phone conversations between Moore and Latham that include talk of council for Yenawine.

  • Murder case possibly placed in jeopardy due to detective's affair with suspect's mother

    Murder case possibly placed in jeopardy due to detective's affair with suspect's mother

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:40:07 GMT
    A former Charleston County Sheriff’s office detective puts a murder case in jeopardy after it is discovered that he slept with a murder suspect’s mother. The trial of defendant Reginald Gordon was set to begin on July 28 but may have been delayed due to a motion to dismiss filed by the defense attorney. It was discovered that detective Charles Lawrence was sleeping with the mother of Gordon’s co-defendant Derrick Brow...
    A former Charleston County Sheriff’s office detective puts a murder case in jeopardy after it is discovered that he slept with a murder suspect’s mother. The trial of defendant Reginald Gordon was set to begin on July 28 but may have been delayed due to a motion to dismiss filed by the defense attorney. It was discovered that detective Charles Lawrence was sleeping with the mother of Gordon’s co-defendant Derrick Brow...
  • Nightclub owner accused of killing patron

    Nightclub owner accused of killing patron

    Nightclub owner accused of killing patron

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-07-28 00:11:12 GMT
    ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) - A retired New York corrections officer is accused of killing a man at the Orangeburg nightclub he owned. The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports (http://bit.ly/1uvFMjn ) 69-year-old James Williams was charged Saturday with murder in the July 19 death of 26-year-old Phillip Brunson at the Corner Pocket Club. According to an incident report, Williams told deputies Brunson tried to enter his club with a pistol, and when Brunson shot at a glass door, Williams returned...
    ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) - A retired New York corrections officer is accused of killing a man at the Orangeburg nightclub he owned. The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports (http://bit.ly/1uvFMjn ) 69-year-old James Williams was charged Saturday with murder in the July 19 death of 26-year-old Phillip Brunson at the Corner Pocket Club. According to an incident report, Williams told deputies Brunson tried to enter his club with a pistol, and when Brunson shot at a glass door, Williams returned...
  • Fatal accident in Charleston County

    Fatal accident in Charleston County

    Fatal accident in Charleston County

    Sunday, July 27 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-07-27 19:19:05 GMT
    Authorities are currently investigating a fatal accident in Charleston County.According to investigators, a Lincoln Towne Car was traveling east on Guerins Bridge Road towards US Hwy 17 when it collided with a semi tanker truck traveling south on US Hwy 17. The driver of the Lincoln Towne Car failed to yield the right of way and attempted to cross the southbound lanes of Hwy 17 when it was struck by the semi. The driver of the Towne Car was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim wasn't wear...
    Authorities are currently investigating a fatal accident in Charleston County.According to investigators, a Lincoln Towne Car was traveling east on Guerins Bridge Road towards US Hwy 17 when it collided with a semi tanker truck traveling south on US Hwy 17. The driver of the Lincoln Towne Car failed to yield the right of way and attempted to cross the southbound lanes of Hwy 17 when it was struck by the semi. The driver of the Towne Car was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim wasn't wear...
Powered by WorldNow

210 W. Coleman Blvd.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Telephone: 843.216.4875
Fax: 843.881.3410
Email: news@wcbd.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.