Derrick Jai Curry

Curry, circa 2019; Altashuan Bacon; Denzell Jackson; Shakel Dixon; Christian Barnwell

  • Missing Since 05/01/2019
  • Missing From Warrenville, South Carolina
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race Black
  • Age 20 years old
  • Height and Weight Unknown
  • Distinguishing Characteristics African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes.

Details of Disappearance

Curry was last seen in the vicinity of the Minit Shop on Augusta Road in Warrenville, South Carolina at 2:00 p.m. on May 1, 2019. He has never been heard from again.

Investigators believe Curry was shot and killed in a residence in Aiken, South Carolina. Later in the month he disappeared, four people were arrested and charged in his case: Denzell Deshawn Jackson, Shakel Rakeem Dixon, Christian Barnwell and Altashuan Jalen Bacon. Photos of the defendants are posted with this case summary.

Jackson was charged with murder, kidnapping, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, trafficking meth, three counts of manufacturing or possession of a scheduled drug and four counts of possession of drugs with intent to distribute near a school. Dixon was charged with murder, kidnapping, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and two counts of failure to stop for blue lights. Barnwell was charged with accessory before the fact to a felony and accessory after the fact to a felony. Bacon was charged with accessory before the fact of a murder and accessory after the fact of a murder.

The four suspects are awaiting trial. Curry's remains have not been located, but foul play is suspected in his case due to the circumstances involved.

Investigating Agency

  • Aiken County Sheriff's Office 803-648-6811

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated June 19, 2020; casefile added.