Officers make arrest in Washington stabbing

WASHINGTON - Beaufort County investigators say an alcohol-fueled fight led to a stabbing Sunday night.

Deputies responded to a call from a home in Washington.  They found a victim stabbed in the abdomen.

A suspect at the scene was identified as 41-year-old Jose Lavastida of Marion.  He was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

Deputies did not release the name of the victim, who was taken to Vidant Greenville.  The victim is expected to make a full recovery.

Lavastida was put in the Beaufort County Detention Center under $20,000 bond.

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