Police: Brother stabbed sister in first York County homicide of 2023

Investigators say they don’t believe this is a random act.
Adam S. Pesce
Adam S. Pesce(York County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Feb. 3, 2023 at 12:48 PM EST
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FORT MILL, S.C. (WBTV) - York County detectives are investigating the first homicide of the year, which happened Feb. 2 off Merion Lane in Fort Mill, S.C.

Deputies say they responded to a home in the Beacon Knoll Villas gated community.

When they arrived, they found one person with multiple stab wounds.

The victim was later identified as 59-year-old Rachael Pesce.

Her brother, 55-year-old Adam S. Pesce, was later arrested. He was charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Investigators say they don’t believe this is a random act.

Anyone with information is asked to call the York County Sheriff’s Office at 803-628-3059 or remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers of York County at either 1-877-409-4321, sending tips online at crimestoppersofyorkcounty.com, or using the P3 Tips app on a mobile phone.

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