Investigation continues in apparent stabbing death

March 23, 2021

Investigation continues in apparent stabbing death

The Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office reports deputies went to a residence yesterday on McManus Road in the Pageland area of Chesterfield County to execute a search warrant. Investigators also obtained arrest warrants for Michael James Abrahamson, aka Mike Howard, for criminal sexual conduct. When deputies arrived, they found the residence to be secured.

After multiple attempts to make contact with Abrahamson, deputies made entry into the residence. Abrahamson was found deceased on the floor with what appeared to be a single stab wound.

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division Crime Scene, Chesterfield County Coroner’s Office and Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office are investing this incident.

Sheriff James Dixon thanks the assisting agencies for their help on this ongoing investigation.

Anyone who has any information about the incident is asked to contact the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office at (843) 623-2101, dispatch at (843) 623-6838 or the tip line at (843) 287-0235.

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