Man dies in Christmas Eve stabbing in Horry County

GALIVANTS FERRY, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a woman has been taken into custody after a 52-year-old man was stabbed to death on Christmas Eve in Galivants Ferry.

Horry County Police say the man and the 55-year-old woman were involved in a domestic dispute when the man was stabbed around 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Authorities say the victim was dead when they arrived. An autopsy has been ordered Thursday, and the man's name will not be released until then.

Investigators questioned the woman overnight. She is listed as an inmate in the Horry County jail, but no charges have been filed.

Police didn't detail the relationship between the woman and the victim.

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