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Posted on: February 3, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Detectives Investigate First Homicide of 2023

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YORK COUNTY, SC – York County Detectives are investigating a homicide off Merion Ln. in Fort Mill. On February 2, 2023, Deputies were called to a home in the Beacon Knoll Villas gated community off Pleasant Road to assist emergency medical personnel with a person who was unconscious and not breathing. 

During the early portion of the investigation, the victim was observed to have stab wounds. The victim’s name is not being released until the next of kin has been notified by the York County Coroner’s Office.  

Currently, no charges have been made; however, investigators do believe this is not a random act of violence. Detectives ask if anyone has information regarding this case to call the York County Sheriff’s Office at 803-628-3059 or remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers of York County at either 1-877-409-4321 or sending tips online at or using the P3 Tips app on a mobile phone.

The case remains under investigation. This is the first homicide of 2023 in York County.

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