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Authorities investigating two homicides overnight

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Authorities are investigating after two people were killed overnight in Richland County.

Richland County sheriff's deputies responded to the 100 block of South Parker Street around 9:30 p.m. Friday after a verbal fight turned physical.

Deputies say a victim was stabbed multiple times and later died at a hospital.

A suspect is in custody. No names have been released.

A second homicide happened around 4 a.m. Saturday in Eastover on McCord's Ferry Road.

Deputies say a woman suffered multiple blunt force trauma to her upper body and died.

Deputies have arrested a man in Lake City in connection with the Eastover homicide and are in the process of bringing him back to Richland County.

A name has not been released.

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