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Aiken Man Dies After Being Shot at Bea’s Club; No Suspect Announced


A shooting at Bea’s Club in Aiken has resulted in the death of Marcus Simpkins, authorities said.

Mr. Simpkins (pictured) was transported to Aiken Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead just after midnight on Tuesday. The incident occurred at the Hampton Avenue club at 11:29 pm Monday.

The Aiken Department of Public Safety did not release any statement on the homicide or possible suspects. The Jail Report reached out and got this response from ADPS Capt. Maryann Burgess: “We do have one victim from last night’s incident.  We are currently putting together a release that will be available by the end of the day.  This incident is still under investigation.”

An autopsy is scheduled in Newberry.

Note: If you have a better photo or memory of Marcus Simpkins to share, please text it to The Jail Report at 803-487-3224.

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Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh is an award-winning crime reporter in the Augusta-Aiken area with experience writing for The Augusta Chronicle, The Augusta Press and serving as publisher of The Jail Report. Rickabaugh is a 1994 graduate of the University of South Carolina and has appeared on several crime documentaries on the Investigation Discovery channel.
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