Sheriff Leon Lott announces the arrest of a woman for murder after an incident at a Columbia motel.
This morning, Feb 8, deputies responded to 1029 Briargate Circle (Economy Inn) to reports of an unresponsive man. They arrived on the scene and found the man suffering from a stab wound. He was transported by EMS to a local hospital where he died.
Shayla Dickerson (DOB: 9/29/1977) was at the scene. The investigation revealed that Dickerson and the victim were in a domestic dispute that ended with Dickerson retrieving a knife and stabbing the victim.
She was arrested and charged with Murder and Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime. She was booked at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.