Columbia Police Department (CPD) investigators have arrested, charged and extradited a 21-year-old male in connection with a 2018 fatal shooting investigation.
Police Chief W. H. ‘Skip’ Holbrook announces that Dashawn T. Muldrow was recently captured in Albany, New York and extradited to Columbia by a CPD member of the United States Marshals Service’s Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force and an investigator.
Muldrow is charged with Murder, Attempted Murder, Burglary – First Degree, Attempted Armed Robbery, Criminal Conspiracy, Possession of a Handgun by Person under the Age of 18, Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime, and Unlawful Carry of a Pistol.
He remains housed at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.
His co-defendant, Dominic M. McDaniel was arrested on October 25, 2018 in connection with the shooting. After serving two years at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center, McDaniel was transferred to the Lee Correctional Institution to serve a 25-year sentence for Voluntary Manslaughter. McDaniel is not eligible for parole.
On October 5, 2018, Muldrow and McDaniel are accused of planning to burglarize the male and female victim’s Waverly Street home to commit an armed robbery. Once inside, the pair allegedly fought with the male victim before fatally shooting the female in the upper body. The female was identified by the Richland County Coroner’s Office as 32-year-old Cherrelle Renee Evans.
All persons arrested/charged are presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty in a court of law.