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Lack of a body makes prosecution of SC murder case difficult

...Donovan's body wasn't located.Prosecutors still went to trial in September 2004.Chadrick Fulks, 25, and Branden Basham, 21, were both sentenced to death by federal juries for Donovan's murder. They also pleaded guilty to Burns...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-01-26/no-body-makes-sc-murde
Suspect in Grand Strand abduction says victim raped, killed

...two months ago says his co-defendant raped and killed her, according to court documents. But prosecutors said Branden Basham has told at least four different stories, and several of his details don't match evidence investigators have collected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/17/met_364912.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...fighting to keep a federal prosecutor in South Carolina from seeking the death penalty against an escaped convict. Branden Basham, 21, and Chadrick Fulks, 25, are charged with kidnapping and carjacking resulting in death in the disappearance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/29/met_367135.shtml
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...much calmer Tuesday - a day after a courtroom struggle with officers left him with scrapes and bruises on his face. Branden Basham, 23, had to be wrestled to the courtroom floor Monday after a dispute with U.S. District Judge Joe Anderson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/22/met_429208.shtml
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...death sentence was imposed. U.S. District Judge Joe Anderson said Tuesday that he would wait to rule on whether Branden Basham deserves a new trial until he hears sworn testimony from all news organizations that were contacted. Mr. Basham...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/22/met_437820.shtml
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...limits on evidence COLUMBIA - A judge has decided not to limit evidence prosecutors could use to convince jurors that Branden Basham deserves a death sentence for the carjacking and killing of Alice Donovan. But U.S. District Judge Joe Anderson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/10/met_430883.shtml
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Man testifies brother charged in crime spree is "not a monster"

...aggravates me that you're trying to claim my brother to be a monster, and he's not a monster." Chadrick Fulks and Branden Basham were charged in the deaths of Alice Donovan and Marshall University student Samantha Burns after the two escaped from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/07/met_418157.shtml
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One year later, families still grieve for missing women

...back into her car at gunpoint. She hasn't been seen since. Authorities say those two men were Chadrick Fulks and Branden Basham. They escaped from a Kentucky jail, and prosecutors say the duo went on a crime spree that included killing Donovan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/17/met_392638.shtml
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...Samantha Burns, a student at Marshall University in West Virginia, or Alice Donovan, a Galivants Ferry woman. Branden Basham, 21, and Chadrick Fulks, 25, have been charged with kidnapping and carjacking in Ms. Donovan's Nov. 14 abduction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/12/met_363640.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...Donovan in rural Brunswick County in North Carolina for weeks and planned to search Saturday. Chadrick Fulks and Branden Basham are suspects in Ms. Donovan's abduction and in the disappearance of Samantha Burns, a 19-year-old Marshall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/29/met_366567.shtml
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