MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Myrtle Beach police have made an arrest in the weekend beating death of an 82-year-old woman.
Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden tells local media outlets Virginia Harris Eakers of the Myrtle Beach area was found dead Sunday in a room in a motel on the city’s oceanfront Ocean Boulevard.
Myrtle Beach Police Lt. Joey Crosby says 68-year-old Rickey Waddell Wilson was arrested Monday and charged with murder.
A bond hearing is scheduled Tuesday. It was not immediately known if Wilson had an attorney.
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According to an arrest affidavit, Wilson was with the victim at the time she checked into the motel last Friday.