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City of Columbia Police Department
Tuesday April 14th, 2015 :: 12:03 p.m. EDT


Man Arrested After Deadly King Street Stabbing

A man accused of fatally stabbing a female during an isolated incident remains behind bars.

Leroy Samuel (DOB: 1-9-1947) is charged with Murder and Possession of a Weapon During Commission of a Violent Crime.

Samuel allegedly argued with a female aquaintance before the stabbing at the 1100 block of King Street on Monday night, April 13, 2015.

Samuel was arrested shortly after the crime.

The Richland County Coroner's Office is assisting CPD.

He was transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

All persons arrested/ charged are presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty in a court of law.

City of Columbia Police Department
Justice Square
Columbia, SC 29201

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 803-252-2911

1100 King St
Columbia, SC 29205

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