Man arrested in stabbing, beating of wife dies in jail - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina

Man arrested in stabbing, beating of wife dies in jail

Joey Tyner (Source: Kershaw County Detention Center) Joey Tyner (Source: Kershaw County Detention Center)
KERSHAW COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

An Elgin man arrested last week in the stabbing and beating of his wife has died of an apparent suicide.

Kershaw County Coroner Johnny Fellers confirms 38-year-old Joey Matthew Tyner committed suicide by hanging himself in the Kershaw County Detention Center Sunday afternoon.

Tyner was arrested last week on an attempted murder charge. He was accused of stabbing and beating his wife at his home on Rocky Branch Lane last Wednesday morning.

Tyner's wife was taken to the hospital.

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