An early morning fight in Chapin has left a man dead and a suspect under arrest.
According to the Newberry County Sheriff's Office, someone at a home on Beagle Run Road in the Chapin area of Newberry County invited a man to the home, and the guest got into an argument with the homeowner's roommate, identified as Eric John Taylor, 34. Sometime before 1:09 a.m., when deputies were dispatched, the suspect got a kitchen knife and stabbed the resident.
Deputies found the victim, identified by Newberry County Coroner Craig Newton as Jason Ryan Konarski, 34, at the home, suffering from a single stab wound to the left side of his chest. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Konarski lived just down the street.
Taylor was still at the scene and arrested. He was to be charged with murder this morning, the sheriff's department said.
Investigators said alcohol was involved.