Man arrested in Gaffney fatal stabbing at Granard Courts

Marcus Thompson
Marcus Thompson

gaffney-stabbing CHEROKEE CO., SC (WSPA) – A Gaffney man was fatally stabbed during a fight early Sunday morning at an apartment complex.

The Cherokee County Coroner identified the victim as 34-year-old Jason Edward Brewton.

According to the coroner, a witness told officials that Brewton went to Granard Courts on West Rutledge Avenue around 3:30 a.m.

The witness said Brewton and another male argued on the front porch of the apartment for about a half an hour before a fight took place.

The coroner said Brewton was stabbed multiple times during the fight and died at the scene.

Marcus Darrell Thompson, 32, has been arrested and charged with murder according to Gaffney PD.

Police say the fight started as a dispute between neighbors.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday morning.

Granard Courts
Granard Courts

 

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