Coroner: Stabbing victim was 58-year-old Columbia man

cwinston@thestate.comFebruary 13, 2014 

The victim of Tuesday’s deadly stabbing in Richland County was a 58-year-old Columbia man.

Leroy Simon, of LeGrand Road, was identified Thursday morning by Richland County Coroner Gary Watts. Simon died at 5:43 p.m. in the ER at Palmetto Health Richland from a stab wound to the chest.

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department continues to investigate the incident.

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