Mother and daughter charged in Greenwood stabbing death

Annie Rankin and Minnie Rankin

GREENWOOD, SC (WSPA) –  A mother and daughter have been arrested after another woman was stabbed to death early Sunday morning.

Greenwood Police say Minnie Rankin has been charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Minnie Rankin
Minnie Rankin

Police say Annie Rankin has been charged with disorderly conduct.

Annie Rankin
Annie Rankin

The victim has been identified as 39-year-old Andrea Dannielle Paxton of Greenwood.

The coroner says that Paxton was in a fight at a home on Taggart Avenue. She was taken to Self Regional Medical Center for multiple stab wounds where she died from her injuries.

Paxton was pronounced dead at 3:41 a.m. Sunday.

The manner of her death has been ruled a homicide.

Greenwood Police are investigating her death.

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