Man Arrested for Stabbing Woman in the Face, Police Say

Edward Willis reportedly stabbed a woman in the face and head outside Allen Benedict Court.

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The Columbia Police Department believe a 42-year-old man is responsible for a stabbing outside Allen Benedict Court Thursday morning.

Edward Willis was arrested for reportedly stabbing a female victim in the face and head. She is currently recovering from serious injuries at a local hospital.

Police apprehended Willis Friday morning after spotting his getaway vehicle.

He is charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, and will be transported the to Richland County Detention Center. 

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