Third person charged in connection with stabbing near Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

Bond denied for two stabbing suspects

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A third person has been taken into custody in connection to a stabbing that happened Tuesday night in the area of the SkyWheel on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk.

According to Myrtle Beach Police Cpl. Tom Vest, Marie Elizabeth Kennedy had a bond hearing Wednesday on a count of accessory after the fact of a felony.

Online records from the J. Reuben Long Detention Center state Kennedy, 36, remains in jail Thursday morning under a $15,000 bond.

Previously, 41-year-old Donald Eugene Shephard and 37-year-old Franklin Antoine Morris were charged with assault/attempted murder in connection with the reported stabbing.

Shephard is also charged with first-degree cocaine possession and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

On Thursday, the suspects appeared before a judge for a bond hearing. Shephard’s bond was set at $20,000 for the possession of cocaine and possession of a weapon during a violent crime charges. His bond was denied on the attempted murder charge. The judge also denied Morris bond for his attempted murder charge.

According to police, the incident happened just after 7 p.m. Tuesday. Officers found the victim near Mr. Joe White Avenue and Chester Street bleeding from the neck area.

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