Three charged in murder of Gaffney man
Authorities today have charged three people and are searching for a fourth suspect in the murder of Ian Mosley.
Mosley was last seen in Gaffney on July 24 and was found floating in the Savannah River, on the Georgia side, July 25 by a fisherman. Detectives believe Mosley was abducted in Cherokee County, taken to Augusta Ga., shot to death and his body put in the Savannah River.
Detectives with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office have charged the following with kidnapping and Armed Robbery in this case:
Wilson Garner, Jr.
Kelly Roberts, age 28 of Huntington Square Apts., Gaffney,
Woodrow Wilson Garner Jr., age 30, of 1000 East Main St. Apt. 50, Spartanburg and
Demetric Lamont Twitty, age 31, of 280 Boiling Springs Highway, Gaffney
Detectives with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Georgia have signed warrants charging the three suspects with murder and possession of a firearm during a violent crime.
Demetric Twitty is also charged with armed robbery in a separate incident, in which he robbed Jeff Cole at his 3940 Cherokee Avenue residence on July 14, 2006.
Twitty also has an outstanding warrant for Assault and Battery with intent to kill from the Gaffney Police Dept issued in 2003.
Twitty and Garner are being held in the Cherokee County Detention Center awaiting bond hearings. Roberts is in the detention center in Edgefield County S.C. after being arrested at a friend's home. Roberts will be transferred to Cherokee County at some point.
Officers from three states and five counties have worked on this case for 10 days. Cooperation between agencies was outstanding which resulted in the arrest of these suspects.
Agencies involved were:
Cherokee County Sheriff's Office
Gaffney Police Department
Edgefield County Sheriff's Office
Greenville County Sheriff's Office
Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office
Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Ga.
McDowell County Sheriff's Office, N.C.
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, N.C.
Forest City Police Department, N.C.
Spindale Police Department, N.C.
The Mosley Task Force was headed up by Captain Mike Fowlkes with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office.