Man charged with murder in Chester County stabbing - | WBTV Charlotte

Man charged with murder in Chester County stabbing

Roberts (Chester County Sheriff's Office) Roberts (Chester County Sheriff's Office)
CHESTER COUNTY, SC (WBTV) -

A suspect is in custody after a man was killed in Chester early Friday morning. 

Deputies say they were called around 12:29 a.m. to a stabbing in the 500 block of Ballpark Drive, where they found 33-year-old Michael Russell Jackson dead. 

The suspect, 55-year-old Michael Scott Roberts, remained at the scene and was taken into custody, deputies say. According to deputies, Roberts has been charged with murder and is currently being held in the Chester County Detention Center. 

A motive has not been released. 

Chief Deputy Robert Sprouse says this is the first homicide in the area since 2015.

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