Man dies in apparent stabbing

WINNSBORO – A Fairfield County man has died of injuries from what Sheriff’s officials say appears to be a stab wound.

Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home on Jewel Street off Highway 34 at 4:50 p.m., Tuesday, July 23. The caller said his brother was bleeding and did not know how it happened or where the blood was coming from, the report stated.

When Sheriff’s deputies arrived on the scene, they reported EMS personnel were trying to locate the wound. EMS later notified deputies that the victim had a large laceration on the inside of his left thigh that appeared to be a stab wound.

The man was pronounced dead by EMS personnel on scene, and Sheriff’s deputies notified the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division who arrived on scene according to the incident report.

The incident is being investigated by SLED and the Fairfield Coroner’s office.

More information will be posted on The Voice’s website as it becomes available.