YORK COUNTY, SC – Detectives have charged a person in February 2nd homicide on Merion Ln. Fort Mill. Adam Simeon Pesce was booked into the York County Detention Center and charged with Murder and Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime. The victim, identified by the York County Coroner’s Office is Rachel Lena Pesce, the sister of Adam Pesce.
On February 2nd, 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. Investigators do believe this is not a random act of violence.
The case remains under investigation. This is the first homicide of 2023 in York County.