Columbus police are working with authorities in Beaufort County, South Carolina to find a man wanted for murder. Leo Deandre Scott, 25, is suspected of killing the mother of their three-year-old child Thursday night in Beaufort County.
Family members confirm the victim is 21-year-old Velencia Compton. Compton graduated from Carver High School in Columbus and was in the Navy in South Carolina.
Investigators say Scott took Compton's car and drove the child to Columbus.
Police found the youngster in good condition late Thursday night. They also found the car in the Walmart parking lot off Buena Vista Road.
According to police, Scott used to work in Columbus and has friends and family in the area.
Scott is described as around 5'5 and 140 pounds. If you see this man, please call 9-1-1 immediately.
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