From our News Partners at WCBD-TV:
GOOSE CREEK, SC - Wednesday 41-year-old Shonni Abernathy was sentenced to 30 years imprisonment for conspiring to manufacture methamphetamine; and manufacturing methamphetamine where children reside. Abernathy had previously pled guilty on April 29, 2013.
The investigation began on May 31, 2012, after a suspicious fire occurred at the Pine Harbour Apartments in Goose Creek, South Carolina, which resulted in three deaths and the displacement of numerous residents. The investigation revealed a used, one-pot methamphetamine lab in the apartment where the fire began, as well as other chemicals and tools used for the manufacture of methamphetamine.
The investigation further revealed that Shonni Abernathy and his codefendant, Jerald McCabe, manufactured methamphetamine in that apartment on numerous, previous occasions.
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