A suspect has been arrested in the beating death of an elderly Columbia minister.
Frankie Lee McGee, 44, has been charged with murder and first-degree burglary in the death of the Rev. Tryon Eichelberger, the Columbia Police Department and Richland County Sheriff?s Department said during a Friday afternoon press conference.
Eichelberger was attacked in his Isaac Street home on May 3. He died on July 31 as a result of those injuries.
McGee had been incarcerated at the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville on unrelated charges. He now is being held at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.