Beaufort County deputy fired over recording in murder case - WCIV-TV | ABC News 4 - Charleston News, Sports, Weather

Beaufort County deputy fired over recording in murder case

Posted: Updated:

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina sheriff's deputy is out of a job, a senior investigator reassigned and three other officers disciplined after a recording of a suspect's grilling surfaced just before a high-profile murder trial.

The Beaufort Gazette ( ) reports Sunday that Beaufort County Sheriff's Cpl. Curtis Evans was fired two weeks ago after an internal investigation found he didn't tell superiors about the recording. Evans recorded the questioning of one of the three men charged with killing 8-year-old Khalil Singleton in 2012.

A message left Sunday at a phone number listed in Evans' name was not returned.

The recording captures Evans telling a defendant he could avoid the murder charge if he cooperated with detectives. The suspect did cooperate by revealing where a gun was hidden but he was charged anyway.

Information from: The Beaufort Gazette,

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most Popular


Like Us On Facebook

  • High Profile CasesMore>>

Powered by WorldNow


888 Allbritton Dr.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
843-881-4444 | Advertising Information

Public Information File

For assistance with accessing WCIV-TV's public information file, click here.


Advertising Credit Application and Terms and Conditions PDF.

Powered by WorldNow
All content Copyright © 2014 WCIV and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.