Police identify man involved in Rock Hill homicide

- Rock Hill Police are investigating a homicide.

Officers were called out on Thursday to 310 Hutchinson Street in Rock Hill where they found a man in his 70's dead with multiple stab wounds in an apartment.

He has been identified as Walter Faile, 77. An autopsy has been conducted.

Officers say Faile had stab wounds to his head and chest. 

According to officers, they were told by a maintenance worker for the Rock Hill Housing Authority that he was at the complex with an exterminator to treat the property.

He told officers he knocked on the door and no one answered. He found a key for the residence and opened the door and found the Faile in a pool of blood, according to officers.

Officers say the maintenance worker told them he touched the man's arm and it was cold. He left the apartment and called for help.

EMS responded and the man was pronounced deceased.


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