Georgia manhunt leads to 4 arrests

By Nicholas Jones, Associate producer, njones@wjxt.com
Published On: Feb 09 2014 04:20:25 PM EST
Updated On: Feb 09 2014 09:16:02 PM EST

Camden County Sheriff's Office booking photos of Chanda Ann Bell (upper left), Shena Rene Floyd (upper right),
John Luther Murphy (lower left), Adam Kane Selman (lower right)

WOODBINE, Ga. -

Four people were arrested in Georgia after a Camden County Sheriff's Office deputy was dispatched in reference to a stolen car and a suspect allegedly wanted for murder, according to police.

Officials say the four people in the vehicle were from South Carolina, and the vehicle they were driving ran out of fuel as they were heading north on Interstate 95.

According to police, when deputies arrived on scene one man fled the vehicle and ran across traffic into the woods. Police say the other three people remained in the vehicle. 

Police say the three suspects were were arrested, and deputies called in the Bloodhound Tracking Team and air support to find the man who fled. 

Chanda A. Bell, 29; Adam K. Selma, 35; Shena R. Floyd, 24; and the man who fled, John L. Murphy, 26, were taken into custody.

After interviewing the three suspects, officials say Bell told them the man who fled, Murphy, was possibly a suspect wanted in a homicide in South Carolina. The three were charged by police with theft by receiving stolen property. 

Deputies say after six hours of searching, they located and arrested Murphy after they say he refused to surrender. Murphy, who police say is wanted for murder in South Carolina, was charged with theft by receiving stolen property and fugitive from justice. 

The case will be turned over to investigations.The four suspects may face additional charges in South Carolina. 

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