Arrest Made in Deadly Harbison Stabbing

The Columbia Police Department have arrested a male suspect in connection with a stabbing at Heritage Village Walk on Friday afternoon.

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The Columbia Police Department arrested a 43-year-old man in connection with a deadly stabbing Friday morning in Harbison. 

Matthew Scott Young is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

Young reportedly stabbed 28-year-old Abdias O. Pacius, of Neptune, NJ, in the upper body after an argument broke out on Heritage Village Lane off Broad River Road. Pacius was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Investigators say Young and the victim did not previously know each other.

Young is being held at the Richland County Detention Center.

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