View Full Version : GUILTY SC - Allen Smith, 37, shot to death in his Conway home, 14 April 2008

04-14-2008, 06:54 PM
CONWAY, S.C. Classes were canceled Monday at Coastal Carolina University and students were urged to stay indoors because of a fatal shooting near campus.

It's not clear whether the victim was a student, university spokesman Doug Bell said.


04-15-2008, 01:54 PM
Classes at CCU and HGTC-Conway Campus are cancelled Tuesday morning.


CCU is 10 minutes from my home.

10-07-2015, 04:59 PM
From June 2011:


[A] jury Saturday found 30-year-old Quentin Gause guilty of murder and armed robbery and 24-year-old LaDorrean Collington guilty of accessory before the fact of armed robbery.

Gause was sentenced to 42 years in prison and Collington was sentenced to 22 years behind bars.

From July 2011:


Prosecutors said Collington, who had a relationship with Smith, was the mastermind behind the incident, which included a robbery. Collington was pregnant with Smith's child...

Collington directed Gause, Floyd and James to go to Smith's house and shoot him. The three men reportedly went to the home armed with two shotguns and a pistol and forced their way inside.


The final four defendants involved in the April 2008 murder of former Aynor High School athlete Allen Smith were sentenced yesterday after pleading guilty to various charges...

Donell Lairiont Dewon James, 27, and Gregory Antonio Floyd, 24... both pleaded guilty to armed robbery and were sentenced to 15 years...

Andrew James IV 22, of Conway pleaded guilty to accessory before the fact of a felony... John sentenced Andrew James to eight years... Tiffany Quinasia James of Conway, who was 18 when she drove the other co-defendants to Smith's duplex in April of 2008, pleaded guilty to accessory before the fact of a felony (kidnapping). She was sentenced to six years...