Horry County murder suspect pleads guilty in Greenville case

Jeffrey Jennings

A man accused of killing a pawn shop owner in Atlantic Beach will spend the rest of his life in prison for another killing in the upstate.

28-year-old Jeffrey Jennings was sentenced to life without parole in Greenville after pleading guilty Tuesday in the death of Deran Marquis Jamison.

Jennings also faces the death penalty in Horry County for killing 37-year-old Thomas Holcombe.

Holcombe owned "Thee Pawn Shoppe" in Atlantic Beach.

According to authorities, Jennings killed the two men, then fled to Tennessee where he was captured.

We are waiting to find out how Horry County authorities plan to proceed with the case here.

Jennings' wife Brenna is charged as an accessory in Holcombe's murder.

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