Man charged with murder in Spartanburg woman's stabbing death


SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Sheriff's deputies in Spartanburg have charged a man with stabbing a woman to death at their home.

The coroner's office said in a statement that 68-year-old Annie Bass Copeland was found unresponsive in her home late Thursday morning.

Investigators say the woman had been stabbed in the back.

A man who lived in the home with Copeland, 33-year-old Semaj Abdul Fowler, has been charged with murder.

Investigators have not released a motive in the death.

It was not clear if Fowler has an attorney.