Mother, son returned, charged in slaying

A mother and son wanted in connection with a fatal stabbing earlier this month at a West Ashley motel were returned to Charleston on Thursday and charged in the slaying.

Kindu Bost, 30, was stabbed in the parking lot of the Best Western on Savannah Highway and died. Charleston police filed murder charges in the case against Summerville residents Steven Andrew Turnage, 18, and Tyler Kent, 19.

They issued additional arrest warrants, and on Dec. 10, U.S. Marshals' Service investigators and Minnesota state troopers took Christopher Tray Spriggs, 17, of Summerville, and his mother, 34-year-old Shelly Diane Greene, into custody near Owatonna, Minn.

Spriggs is charged with murder, and Greene is charged with accessory after the fact of murder, said Charles Francis, police public information officer.

A third suspect, Jessica Gyulai, of Goose Creek, also was charged Thursday with accessory after the fact of murder, Francis said.

Man charged in child pornography case

A North Charleston man was arrested Thursday and accused of downloading child pornography to his computer.

Benjamin Bowers, 29, of Marie Street, is charged with criminal sexual conduct, according to the Charleston County Detention Center.

His bond hearing is expected to be held this morning,, said Spencer Pryor, North Charleston police public information officer.

Bowers had been arrested April 20 on a charge of receiving stolen goods, a police report said.

When police searched his home to recover the stolen items, Bowers told a detective that there might be child pornography on his computer, the report said.

Police took the computer and discovered it had pictures of children engaged in sex, the report said. It said Bowers admitted he downloaded child pornography images.