Man wanted in connection to fatal stabbing in Georgetown

Man wanted in connection to fatal stabbing in Georgetown
Montrez Cyrus Simmons (Source: Georgetown PD)

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WMBF) - A man is currently wanted by police in connection to a fatal stabbing in Georgetown.

The Georgetown Police Department said it responded to the area of Cribb Court at around 11 p.m. Friday in reference to the stabbing. Officers said the suspect, identified as Montrez Cyrus Simmons, entered the home and assaulted the victim which resulted in their death.

Georgetown County Coroner Chase Ridgeway later said the victim died after being transported to the hospital. An autopsy is scheduled for Jan. 12. The victim’s name has not been released and is pending family notification.

Police say Simmons is considered to be armed and dangerous and has an active arrest warrant for murder. Anyone who sees him is asked not to approach but instead contact 911. If you have information, you’re also asked to call the Georgetown Police Department.

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