Charge filed in Dillon County murder

Dan Howard Cook has been charged with murder in the death of Tina Locklear, 40, according to Marion County Sheriff Mark Richardson. Her body was found under a bridge in The Fork Community of Dillon County last Thursday.

Sheriff Richardson said Locklear was killed at a home in Marion County on Wednesday. Her body was discovered the next day by a person looking for cans near the river.

Cook was already in custody for an unrelated crime when he was named a person of interest in the case.