SC Law Enforcement Division

Woman dies in Lexington house fire, autopsy scheduled

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died at a local hospital after a house fire that occurred in the 200 block of Waverly Court in the Town of Lexington shortly before 11 a.m., Monday. According to Fisher, Mrs. Bonnie Gayle Bass, 50, of Lexington was transported to an area hospital where […]

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Using DNA evidence, man charged with the murder of 75-year-old Lexington woman

William Luis Megal King, 27, has been arrested in connection to the 2020 murder of a woman in the Hickory Hill mobile home park on Industrial Boulevard in Lexington. King was taken into custody, without incident, on Monday at his home in Gaston. Detectives began their investigation of this case Sept. 19, 2020, when officers […]

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Barricaded man in Lexington, now deceased, accused of sexual assault with a minor

From the Town of Lexington – While the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) is investigating the aftermath of the barricade incident on Cherry Hall Drive, Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green released some additional information regarding the event and investigation. On the afternoon of Saturday (March 12) detectives went to the 100 block of Cherry Hall […]

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Validated Gang Member Sentenced to 45 Years in Lexington County Murder Case

From the 11th Circuit Solicitor’s Office – Christopher J. Brisbon, a 31 year old Columbia man, has been sentenced to forty (45) years in prison following his conviction in Lexington County for Murder, Burglary – Second Degree (violent) and Possession of a Weapon during commission of a Violent Crime. Judge Eugene C. Griffith, Jr. imposed […]

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Lexington County Coroner identifies man killed in officer-involved shooting on I-26

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identity of the suspect killed in the shooting incident on I-26 EB at exit 91 in Lexington County Sunday night. According to Coroner Fisher, Mr. Phillip John Walden, 40, of Taylors was killed during this incident.  Mr. Walden died at the scene due to multiple gunshot wounds […]

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