BCSO investigating homicide in Moncks Corner

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Deputies say a man has been killed following a stabbing in Moncks Corner and a witness knew the suspect who has been arrested.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office responded to Maries Lane, in the Moncks Corner area early Wednesday, morning for a report of a burglary.

Deputies said when they arrived on scene, a witness came out of the residence to inform deputies a victim was inside of the residence with stab wounds. That witness told Deputies her ex-boyfriend broke into her residence and began stabbing a male that was inside.

Investigators say when the female in the home woke up, the suspect took off from the residence.

The coroner said the man was transported to the hospital where he later died from his injuries. His name will be released at a later time.

Deputies said they located the suspect shortly after the incident and he was taken into custody. He has been identified as 26-year-old Mazen Alabsa, of Summerville. The investigation in ongoing.