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Teen arrested for fatal stabbing

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Terrell Smith, 17, has been arrested for murder. Terrell Smith, 17, has been arrested for murder.
Smith is accused of fatlly stabbing Brandon Bennett. Smith is accused of fatlly stabbing Brandon Bennett.
A teenager has been arrested for a fatal stabbing in downtown Charleston.

Mayor Joe Riley announced Monday evening that 17-year-old Terrell Smith, of North Charleston, has been arrested for stabbing of 18-year-old Brandon Bennett. Mayor Riley made the announcement at a vigil for Bennett in downtown Charleston, where family and friends of gathered to remember the teenager.

Related: Read more about Bennett

Last Wednesday, June 11, Bennett's father says he chased a man out of their house on Congress Street around 8 a.m.  When he returned inside, he found his 18-year-old son with a stab wound.  Bennett later died at the hospital.

According to a spokesperson for the Charleston Police Department, Smith was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Task Force in another state.

Smith was wanted on charges for murder, attempted murder, possession of a deadly weapon during a violent crime and first-degree burglary.

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