Deputies: Father accused of stabbing wife and son turns himself in

Edward Baker

COLUMBIA (WACH) - The Richland County Sheriff's Department says a man who they say stabbed his wife and son has turned himself in.

Deputies say shortly before 8:30 a.m. Edward Baker turned himself in to investigators at the Richland County Sheriff's Department headquarters.

Investigators said just before 6 a.m. Sunday morning, they responded to an aggravated assault call on Centennial Drive.

Upon arriving, deputies said they discovered Baker had stabbed his 33-year old wife multiple times in the upper body and his 14-year old son in the upper body.

Both victims were transported to Palmetto Health Richland.

Anyone that has any information that could help authorities with the case is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.