Man arrested in stabbing death in South Carolina
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Police have arrested a suspect in a stabbing death in South Carolina.
News outlets reported that 51-yea-rold James Thomas Benson was arrested in Greenville on Sunday and charged with murder.
Greenville County Coroner Parks Evans said in a news release Sunday that 64-year-old Johnny Ray Brown was stabbed several times in his home in Greenville on Aug. 19. Brown’s body was found Aug. 21 by a friend.
The coroner’s office said Brown died from stab wounds to the chest.
Benson is also charged with armed robbery and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. He was being held in the Greenville County jail. It was not known if he has an attorney yet.