Woman Attacked At Child's Funeral

By child's father in Spartanburg Co.

Patrick Gentry
July 17, 2018 - 12:43 pm

Spartanburg County deputies say a man attacked his ex-girlfriend with a knife at his child's funeral.

Deputies responded to Dunbar Funeral Home on Southport Rd., after receiving a call about a man with a knife who was being held down by family members. 

Deputies say the victim was holding a funeral for her child who recently died, when the child's father suddenly became enraged.

According to the police report, Brandon Clark, the child's father, became angry that his sister could not come to the funeral since she had caused trouble for the family in the past.

The victim said she tried to convince Clark to come into his child's funeral, he allegedly pulled a long knife out and charged her at her. Family members held Clark down, but he escaped and ran away with his father. 

Deputies haven't made an arrest yet, but a warrant for Domestic Violence First Degree has been issued for Clark.

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