Man arrested for murder after woman's body found in Clover backyard

The York County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide that happened Monday morning.

Deputies responded to West Highway 55 in clover in reference to a death investigation. Deputies found the body of Jessica Pitman Stewart, 30, in the backyard of the home.

Detectives are investigating this crime as a homicide. Detectives charged Steven Tyler Benfield with murder.

The case is still under investigation. This is the 5th homicide of the year in York County.

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