COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Bond has been denied for a man accused of shooting and killing his boyfriend.
According to the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a residence on Bridge Road Tuesday after receiving reports of an accidental shooting.
Over the course of the investigation it was determined this was a domestic violence related incident and the victim’s boyfriend, Paul Frazier Dewitt III, was placed under arrest for murder.
A bond hearing for Dewitt was held on Wednesday where he was denied bond for the murder charge but was granted $50,000 bond for possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
Dewitt is being held at the Colleton County Detention Center.