Walter Glass gets life in prison for murder of Pritchardville’s Melanie Lowther

Walter Glass was sentenced to life in prison Dec. 9, 2015, for the murder of Melanie Lowther on July 31, 2013. Glass pleaded guilty during a hearing before Judge Carmen Mullen at the Beaufort County Courthouse in Beaufort.
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Walter Glass was sentenced to life in prison Dec. 9, 2015, for the murder of Melanie Lowther on July 31, 2013. Glass pleaded guilty during a hearing before Judge Carmen Mullen at the Beaufort County Courthouse in Beaufort.

Lana Ferguson has covered crime, police, and other news for The Island Packet & Beaufort Gazette since June 2018. Before coming to the Lowcountry, she worked for publications in her home state of Virginia and graduated from the University of Mississippi, where she was editor of the college newspaper.

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