Hartsville Man charged with attempting to kill a mother and her two children


HARTSVILLE, SC (WBTW) – A Hartsville man has been charged with three counts of attempted murder after investigators say he allegedly tried to kill a mother and her two children.

Investigators with the special victim’s unit of the Darlington Sheriff’s Office allege Jermaine Leonardo Dubose, 30, “attempted to kill a mother and her two children with a knife and further assaulted the two-year-old by throwing the child against the floor numerous times requiring hospitalization.”

The incident happened on July 4 at a home on Sidney Lane, according to Sheriff Tony Chavis.

Dubose is currently in custody at the W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center and is expected to appear before a Darlington County magistrate on Saturday.

Count on News13 for updates as we work to gather more information.

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