Sheriff: Man kills, dismembers victim in Cassatt
CASSATT, S.C. (AP) -- Investigators say a man killed another man, then dismembered the victim and put the remains in several black plastic bags in Kershaw County.
Sheriff Jim Matthews said the suspect told a relative what he had done after suffering heart problems, and that relative called police Monday morning.
Matthews says the suspect in is custody and being questioned by investigators. Authorities have not released the suspect's name or a motive for the killing.
Deputies and State Law Enforcement Division agents are at the mobile home park in Cassatt where the body was found gathering evidence.
Investigators say a dispute over money and drugs led to a man killing another man with a pipe wrench and dismembering his body in Kershaw County.
The sheriff says the suspect is being guarded at the hospital, but no arrest warrant has been issued.
The name of the victim has not been released.
Matthews says deputies had dealt with both men in the past