Man confesses to killing Autumn Hunt, according to investigators

Akello Jeter
Akello Jeter

Spartanburg County Deputies have charged Akello Chinara Jeter with murder in the shooting death of Autumn Hunt after they say he confessed.

Investigators say that 20-year-old Jeter confessed to being involved in the murder and was able to provide details that only the murderer would have known and the location of additional evidence.

19-year-old Autumn Rayne Hunt went missing on February 3rd, leaving her home on the East side of Spartanburg. The coroner says Hunt died from a gunshot wound to the head. Deputies say they found Hunt’s vehicle burned behind the abandoned Bi-Lo on Reidville Rd. on Feb. 8. Her body was found the evening of February 11.

Jeter is also possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Deputies say that Alfred Caldwell, who was arrested alongside Jeter for armed robbery has been completely cleared of any involvement in the murder.

Jeter is being held in the Spartanburg County Detention Center without bond.

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