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Horry County police charge man with attempted murder in connection to stabbing

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A 29-year-old man faces up to 30 years in prison in connection to Friday night stabbing.

Horry County police arrested Jeffrey Price on Saturday near the intersection of S.C. Highway 22 and S.C. Highway 19, according to Horry County spokeswoman Kelly Moore. Police charged Price with attempted murder and third-degree assault and battery.

Horry County police responded to a reported stabbing around 11:15 p.m. on Friday, according to a police report. The location of the incident was redacted in the report.

Officers found one victim in a bathroom of a home with several cuts to her face, arms and upper torso. The victim told police that Price just attacked her with a knife and she didn’t know why, according to the report.

A broken, silver steak knife was tangled in the victim’s hair, according to the report.

A second victim was also at the home and was bleeding from two cuts. He told police Price punched him in the head and chest as he tried to stop the suspect from fleeing.

Attempted murder is punishable by up to 30 years in prison.

Price is being held at J. Reuben Long Detention Center.

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Alex Lang is the True Crime reporter for The Sun News covering the legal system and how crime impacts local residents. He says letting residents know if they are safe is a vital role of a newspaper. Alex has covered crime in Detroit, Iowa, New York City, West Virginia and now Horry County.
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