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Arrests Made in Greenville’s First Homicide of the Year

Greenville Police have made two arrests on the first homicide of the year.

Police obtained a murder warrant for 20-year-old Tazarius “Lil Cately” Williams and 21-year-old Rodney Barney of Greenville for the killing of 40-year-old Desmond McKnight. 

Officers responded to the 300 block of East Moore Street on January 10th. When they arrived, they found Mcknight shot multiple times. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Washington County Coroner. 

Williams and Barney were already in police custody for a separate shooting involving a 14-year-old. Both Williams and Barney will have their first court appearances soon.