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RCSD Seeks Gleaton for Murder

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is requesting the community’s assistance in locating Kenneth Gleaton (DOB: 08/31/1979) wanted for murder.

On Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Richland County Sheriff’s Department investigators were called to 109 Crestmore Drive by the Columbia/Richland Fire Marshal’s Office in reference to a suspicious fire. After extinguishing the blaze, a female body was located in the debris. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts stated that the victim, identified as 39-year old Amanda Peele died as a result of homicidal violence.      

Kenneth Gleaton

Investigators, following up on significant leads were able to determine that Gleaton (image above) , a former acquaintance of Amanda is responsible for this crime. The Sheriff is asking for assistance in locating Gleaton. To receive up to $1000 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible, please call, email or text your anonymous tip to:


October 10, 2017

5623 Two Notch Road 
Columbia, South Carolina 29223 
(803) 576-3000 phone (803) 576-3195 fax

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