Man Wanted for Murder

Turns Himself In to Laurens Authorities

Emily Gill
September 14, 2020 - 4:06 pm
Handgun - Getty Images

Sept. 15, 2020 Update:  The Laurens County Sheriff's Office says a man with "armed and dangerous" on his wanted poster is now behind bars. 

38 year old Jason Dale Wentz has turned himself in to face trial for the murder of a Fountain Inn man.

Deputies found the victim, 33 year old Wilton Latravous Webb, shot to death Friday night at a home on Garth road. Wentz is also wanted for attempted murder in Pennsylvania.


Released by the LCSO.

On September 11th at approximately 9:45PM, deputies responded to the 100 block of Garth Road in Fountain Inn in reference to an individual who had suffered a gunshot wound.

Upon arrival, deputies discovered 33-year-old Wilton Latravous Webb deceased at the residence. Investigators are currently seeking 38-year-old Jason Dale Wentz of Fountain Inn in connection to this crime.

Wentz is wanted for Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime and Murder.

He is pictured below and is described as being a white male, approximately 6’5, and weighs 200 pounds.

Wanted for Murder - LCSO

It is possible that Wentz no longer has facial hair.

He could be traveling with a female and both individuals have ties to New York and Pennsylvania.

Wentz is also wanted in Pennsylvania in connection to an Attempted Murder.

If you know of his whereabouts, call 911.

Subject should be considered armed and dangerous. Do not approach.

This is an active investigation and Investigators are working diligently on this case.

Details will be released as they are made available without hindering the investigation.

We appreciate the cooperation of the public.


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