Chester senior citizen on trial after he stabbed his cousin/roommate to death

Melvin Fourney, 70, is on trial on a charge of murder in Chester County, South Carolina after prosecutors and his own lawyer say Fourney stabbed Leonard “Buster” Hayes in the heart with a steak knife. Prosecutors say it is murder, but Fourney’s lawyer said Fourney “couldn’t take any more” from Hayes.
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Melvin Fourney, 70, is on trial on a charge of murder in Chester County, South Carolina after prosecutors and his own lawyer say Fourney stabbed Leonard “Buster” Hayes in the heart with a steak knife. Prosecutors say it is murder, but Fourney’s lawyer said Fourney “couldn’t take any more” from Hayes.

Chester man, 70, stabbed his cousin to death, lawyers say. Was it murder? Jury to decide.

January 09, 2018 05:14 PM