Man arrested in fatal Johns Island stabbing

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JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. (WCBD) – The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office arrested the person who they say is responsible for a fatal stabbing on Johns Island, Wednesday morning.

Aloysius Hunter, 34, of Johns Island is charged with murder. He’s currently being held at the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center.

Authorities responded to the 5700 block of Anglers Pond Road at 3:30 a.m. on December 6.

A witness told investigators that the suspect, who is an acquaintance of the victim, entered the home and began stabbing the victim while he was in bed.

The victim was stabbed multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities are working to determine a motive.

A bond hearing is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 6.Keep checking for real-time updates on this story. To get breaking news alerts, download the free News 2 App for iPhone or Android. You can also sign up for email alerts.

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