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Authorities identify man killed in Johns Island stabbing

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(source: Charleston County Sheriff's Office) (source: Charleston County Sheriff's Office)
JOHNS ISLAND, SC (WCSC) -

The Charleston County Coroner's Office has identified a man who died in a stabbing on Johns Island. 

Authorities say 51-year-old William L. Kennedy died on Wednesday. 

Deputies with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office have arrested 34-year-old Aloysius Hunter and charged him with murder.

The investigation started at 3:50 a.m. on Wednesday when deputies responded to a home on Anglers Pond Lane for a reported stabbing. 

When authorities arrived they found the victim on the floor of a back bedroom. Witnesses say it all started when a woman came to the home to retrieve her pants, and had a male subject, later identified as Hunter, with her. 

According to the witnesses, both of the subjects then went into the back bedroom. 

A report states when Hunter entered the room he got on top of someone and started to stab the person person repeatedly. 

The witnesses said they saw the incident and started screaming at Hunter to stop. The witnesses told deputies Hunter had a kitchen knife he was using to attack the victim. 

According to the incident report, Hunter and the woman he came with left the home in a car. The witnesses believed that Hunter was still in possession of the knife when he left the area. 

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