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Suspect in mother's stabbing captured in Kershaw County

The 28-year-old man allegedly stabbed his mother near the town of Cassatt, South Carolina.

KERSHAW COUNTY, S.C. — After an overnight search, Kershaw County investigators have captured a suspect they say stabbed his mother near the town of Cassatt.

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) had been searching for 28-year-old Drake Munger. According to his family, Munger suffers from mental illness.

He allegedly stabbed his mother at a home on Crownvista Court around 10 p.m. Thursday and then left the scene on foot.

A KSCO tracking team and South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) helicopter searched the area overnight but hadn't been able to locate Munger.

The sheriff's office announced around 10 a.m. that he had been found.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

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