DAILYKENN.com -- Two teens have been arrested after the fatal shooting of a former college administrator. The crime occurred in Charleston, South Carolina.
Reports say Tom DiLorenzo was shot dead as he and his wife walked in a trendy business district near the College of Charleston where his wife had recently taken a provost position.
A report said, “... police issued a photo of a silver 2005 Acura TL they believe was involved in the incident and they said 'it is believed the vehicle was occupied by three black males possibly in their mid-to-late teens.'”
The suspects' identities were not made public due to their age.
The crime occurred July 17, 2020.
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The Charleston Police Department has announced the arrest of two teenagers for the killing of the husband of a College of Charleston official.
On Friday night, authorities announced the arrest of two juvenile males for the homicide that occurred Friday morning in downtown Charleston which took the life of 63-year-old Tom DiLorenzo. DiLorenzo is the husband of Suzanne Austin, who is the provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs at the College of Charleston.
A report released by Charleston investigators states that the suspects are 15 and 16 years old. Both are charged with murder and attempted armed robbery.
One of the suspects is also charged with possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a violent crime.
According to police, the suspects are being held in the juvenile detention center and will have a hearing before a family court judge.
“Due to their status as juveniles, their names cannot be released,” officials with the Charleston Police Department said.
Investigators said at 6:15 a.m. DiLorenzo and Austin were walking near the intersection of King and Clifford Streets when they were approached by the juveniles. A report states one of the juveniles was armed with a handgun and demanded money from the couple.
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