Man dead, woman in custody following fatal stabbing in Goose Creek

Source: Live 5 News
Source: Live 5 News

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - One man is dead and a woman is in custody following a fatal stabbing in Goose Creek Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities identified the deceased as 53-year-old Chicoba Crabtree of Goose Creek. He was transported to Trident Hospital and died at 2:43 p.m.

At 1:15 p.m., GCPD officers responded to 100 Hallmark Dr. in the Hallmark Apartments community in reference to a report of a stabbing.

When officers arrived they found a man inside an apartment suffering from what appeared to be multiple stab wounds.

"EMS was summoned and transported the male subject to Trident Medical Center for treatment," GCPD officials said."The male subject has since succumbed to his injuries."

According to police, a female subject on-scene was taken into custody and also transported for medical evaluation.

"The identity of the female subject is part of the investigation and will be released once verified," BCSO officials said.

According to a report, the early indications suggest that this is an isolated incident between the man and woman, and that the community at-large is not in danger.

The coroner's office responded to Trident Hospital in reference to the death.

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