Woman accused of stabbing man she lived with arrested, charged with murder, deputies say

Antoinette Johnson, 59
Antoinette Johnson, 59(Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office)
Published: May. 4, 2022 at 2:22 PM EDT|Updated: May. 4, 2022 at 5:12 PM EDT
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INMAN, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Inman police say a woman is in custody and has been charged with murder after a stabbing in Inman.

According to the Inman Police Department, Antoinette Johnson, 59, was arrested on the scene after allegedly stabbing a man she was living with at the time.

According to officers, she is charged with murder. They also say there was some type of verbal argument that led up to the stabbing, but the motive is still unknown.

According to a release from the coroner, the victim was identified as James Albert Williams, 71 of Inman.

Williams was pronounced dead Wednesday night after he was taken to Spartanburg Medical Center.

The coroner says that the investigation is currently pending a forensic examination and toxicology results.

Stay tuned as we work to learn more.

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