Knife attack on Daniel Island leaves one dead

The Charleston Police Department is investigating a deadly knife attack on Daniel Island.

Officials responded to River Landing Drive around 3:48 p.m. on Sunday, March 6 in reference to a domestic violence call.

When police arrived at the scene, they learned that a man had attacked his mother and his brother with a knife and barricaded himself inside of his mother’s apartment. Officers entered the apartment and found the man, dead in a bedroom.

Officials say this is not a homicide. The coroner will determine the cause of death.

The man’s mother and brother were treated at East Cooper Medical Center for their injuries and were later released.

The investigation is ongoing.


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