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Greenwood County man accused of murder appears in court

A man accused of first degree murder and child abuse appeared in Greenwood County District Court Thursday afternoon.
 
Benny Clark, is accused in the death of his 6-month-old son Aug. 24 after the boy died of suspicious injuries. A judge has now set a preliminary hearing for 9 a.m. Oct. 23. Clark was arrested Aug. 22 and originally charged with child abuse. The charge was amended to first degree murder following the boy's death.
 
Clark continues to be held on a $1 million bond.