SC man facing murder charge in hatchet death
May 4, 2011 10:34:00 AM - thestate.com
A Spartanburg County man has been charged with murder in the death of a man killed with a hatchet.
Jail records show 36-year-old Jason Masters was arrested early Wednesday.
Coroner's investigator Ellen Holmes says 38-year-old Donnie Earl Smith. Jr. died at around 11 p.m. Tuesday at his Spartanburg home. An autopsy was being conducted Wednesday.
Authorities say both men lived at the home where the argument and attack happened.
Masters was being held Wednesday at the Spartanburg County jail. It was not immediately clear if he had an attorney.
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