Orangeburg County, SC (WLTX) - Three women, including the victim's wife, have been arrested in connection with the killing of the Branchville Fire Chief.
State Law Enforcement Division agents say 40-year-old Melody Oakley, 47-year-old Ann Anderson, and 25-year-old Carrie Ashley Brown are all facing charges of murder and conspiracy.
Arrest warrants state the three worked together to stab to death Alan Oakley on December 29th at his home in Branchville.
Melody Oakley was Alan Oakley's wife.
A motivation in the killing has not been determined.
According to the Orangeburg Times & Democrat, Alan Oakley had been Branchville's chief for 13 years. The three suspects were denied bond Tuesday morning, the paper reports.