McClellanville man accused of stabbing another man to death

Harold Centell Powell
Harold Centell Powell

MCCLELLANVILLE, SC (WCSC) – Investigators say a man was stabbed to death by his stepson during an argument Thursday night.

Charleston County sheriff's deputies were dispatched to Rivers Road for a disturbance call around 7:30 p.m. Deputies found the victim, 58-year-old Sabie Powell Jr. dead in the driveway.

Deputies also found the suspect, 29-year-old Harold Centell Powell, injured. The suspect is the victim's stepson and he was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. he is charged with murder and will have a bond hearing Friday at 7 p.m.

Powell's cause of death is pending an autopsy, but the Charleston County coroner's office said he did die from his stab wounds.

According to witnesses, the stabbing happened as a result an argument.

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