Orangeburg Co. deputies arrest man for stabbing death of his girlfriend

ORANGEBURG, SC (WCSC) - Orangeburg County Sheriff have arrested a 34-year-old man who they say stabbed his girlfriend to death.

Timothy Tirell Brown, a Bowman resident, is being charged with the murder of his 34-year-old girlfriend. Officers were called to a Branchville home at 11:28 a.m. on Friday morning where they found the body of Browns girlfriend, according to a release from the sheriff's office.

Investigators say the motive for the stabbing death was domestic-related.

A report shows that Brown was also charged with animal cruelty based on evidence found at his home at the time of his arrest.  His arraignment for the murder charge is scheduled for Tuesday.