Greenville Co Man Arrested for Murder

Edward Allen Scroggs Arrested

Seth Stokes
August 22, 2017 - 9:38 am

Investigators from the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Unit have arrested and charged 23 year-old, Edward Allen Scroggs in connection with the death of Barry Clayton Eaton, which occurred yesterday evening at 240 Hamby Street in Pelzer.  Investigators initiated an investigation and learned that just prior to Eaton’s death an altercation occurred between the Scroggs and the victim, who is his step-father. 

During the altercation, Scroggs struck the victim at least one time with a blunt force object.  After deputies and EMS arrived on scene, the victim was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

Scroggs has been charged with Murder and is currently in the Greenville County Detention Center.  Attached, you will find a copy of the warrant and mugshot.

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