Deputies name armed robbery as cause for Huger murder

By Valencia

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) -- Court documents say two men were conspiring an armed robbery when 31 year-old Robert Moultrie was shot to death and left in the Francis Marion Forest.

Berkeley County deputies arrested 18 year-old Joshua Michael Pruitt and Patrick Kinloch in connection with the murder.

Court documents say on September 9th, 2012,{}Pruitt and Kinloch attempted an armed robbery on Charity Church Road in Huger{}before killing Moultrie.

On September 11th, a man who lived near the area found Moultrie's body slumped over in his car on Brick Church Road.

Pruitt was denied bond until he goes before a circuit court judge.

Kinloch will be extradited from Clay County, Florida to Berkeley County.