Arrests made in Camilla Street murder


The Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 2 subjects for the murder of 19-year-old Martavias Armstrong McKenzie. 

On January 23, 2020, as a result of an investigation involving Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office, Manning Police Department and SLED arrest warrants were obtained and served on Jevon Isaiah Swanigan, age 18 and Traevion Tylek York, age 18. Both subjects are from Manning, SC and knew the deceased. 

Both subjects are charged with 1 count each of murder and 1 count each of possession of a weapon during a violent crime. 

Martavias Armstrong McKenzie’s body was discovered on December 27, 2019 around 10 am near 1147 Camilla Street, which is located near Manning, SC. 

It appears that a personal vendetta against Martavias Armstrong McKenzie was the motive for the murder. 

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with any additional information about this case is asked to contact The Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office at (803) 435-4414. You do not have to reveal your identity to leave information.


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