Eddie Michael Thomas

Eddie Michael Thomas (Source: Family)

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - Greenville County deputies confirmed Wednesday an arrest has been made in the September 2018 shooting in Taylors that claimed the life of a Greer man.

The coroner said 25-year-old Eddie Michael Thomas died from multiple gunshot wounds in the Mill Street shooting.

Deputies said they found Thomas lying along Mill Street, covered in blood, just before 7 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

At 6:49 p.m. on May 8, GCSO identified three suspects, noting that one was taken into custody and the other two were in custody for unrelated charges in Spartanburg County.

Candiss Robinson

Candiss Robinson (Source: Greenville County Detention Center)

Investigators arrested 37-year-old Candiss Marie Robinson, and she has since been booked into the Greenville County Detention Center where she awaits a bond hearing. The other two suspects in custody in Spartanburg County have been identified as cousins: 24-year-old Devageo Talley and 25-year-old Jonathan Antwan Talley.

Devageo Talley, Jonathan Talley

(L) Devageo Talley (R) Jonathan Antwan Talley

According to GCSO, investigators learned that Robinson and the Talley cousins were driving a gold Chevy Tahoe on the night of September 6, 2018 when they saw Thomas. Deputies say the trio were familiar with Thomas and lured him into the Tahoe. At some point, a conversation among everyone turned sour, causing Thomas to jump out and run from the three. At that point, deputies say all three fired guns at him, striking him dead.

All three suspects have been charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

The Talley cousins' date of transfer to the Greenville County Detention Center has yet to be determined.

Robinson went before a judge for a bond hearing Thursday morning and also faced Thomas' family in the courtroom.

Thomas' mother asked that bond be denied.

"To me, she's been bonded. Eight months and two days she's been free," the grieving mother said. "She shouldn't see her children. Looking at her Facebook page, she's been happy go lucky, as if nothing had ever happened. As if Sep. 6 never happened. We relive that Thursday every Thursday.

The mother's comments were cut short when Thomas' sister began speaking to Robinson through the glass and had to be removed from the courtroom by other family members.

"I see you," the sister shouted as she was taken out of the courtroom.

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