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One dead after SC man attacks mom and teen daughter with hammer, police say

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SUMTER COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) -  A Sumter County man is accused of beating a mother and her 14-year-old daughter with a hammer. The mother died.

Deputies also say he tried to suffocate another woman.

Jason Dustin Compton, 33, is charged with murder, two counts of attempted murder, three counts of kidnapping, attempted criminal sexual conduct with a minor and first-degree attempted criminal sexual conduct.

It happened on Bethel Church Road Saturday.  Deputies say they found Compton outside smoking a cigarette. The teenager came running outside with a head wound. She told deputies Compton beat her and her mother.  Sheriff's deputies also found a 46-year-old disabled woman inside the home.  She said Compton put his hand over her nose and mouth and choked the 14-year-old by putting his hand around her neck.

While assaulting them, Compton reportedly wouldn't let anyone leave the house and demanded they undress. The 911 call came from the disabled woman.

Compton was arrested but complained of chest pains. He was taken to a hospital but was transported to the Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center.

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