Arrest made in West Columbia double-murder case

Damien Lavar Ritter-LCSD photo. 

The West Columbia Police Department has made an arrest in connection to two murders that occurred on July 5, on Glenn St. in West Columbia.

Investigators have charged Damien Lavar Ritter 25, of 69 Roberts St., Estill, with two counts of murder, attempted murder, robbery while armed with a deadly weapon, Possession of a firearm during a violent crime, kidnapping, grand larceny and criminal conspiracy.

The suspect was booked at the Lexington County Detention center, where he is currently being held and awaiting bond.

Categories: Crime, Lexington County, West Columbia