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Man charged with killing Marlboro County woman, child moved to another jail

Jejuancey Harrington (Marlboro County Detention)

Jejuancey Harrington, 33, has been moved from the Marlboro County Detention to the Chesterfield County Detention Center, according to officials with the Marlboro County Sheriff's Office.

Officials said he was moved due to a conflict, but did not elaborate further.

Harrington was indicted back in September on charges of two counts of murder, kidnapping, armed robbery, possession of a weapon during the commission of violent crime and use of vehicle without permission in the deaths of a Bennettsville woman and her eight-year-old daughter.

Ella Lowery was found stabbed to death on May 5 at her home on Craig Circle in Bennettsville.

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Her daughter Iyana was discovered missing after Lowery was found dead.

Deputies searched for nine days until they found Iyana back on May 14 in a creek in the McColl community of Marlboro County.

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The search gained national attention and Fourth Circuit Chief Administrative Judge Roger M. Henderson imposed a gag order on the case back in May due to "aggressive inquiries".

Henderson has since lifted the gag order, according to Henderson's law clerk Joshua R. Brown.

Brown said Henderson lifted the gag order a few months ago.

A trial date for Harrington hasn't been set.

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