Matthew LeGrande Jackson, 28, was arrested after a day-long manhunt. Jackson was involved in a stabbing incident Wednesday night at the SCE&G Sunset Boat Landing on Lake Murray.
Deputies worked through the day and into the night searching for Jackson. A deputy received a tip that Jackson was hiding in Sumter. The deputy then worked with Sumter authorities and Jackson was taken into custody.
Later this morning, Jackson will be transported back to Newberry for a bond hearing.
Also taken into custody was Jackson's mother, Sheila Jackson Norton 48, was arrested by Sheriff's Deputies Thursday night as an accomplice to the incident. Norton is Jackson's mother and was at the scene of the incident and aided in the flight of Jackson.
Jackson and the victim were at the SCE&G Boating Ramp and Park with separate groups. Jackson and the victim became involved in an argument and were separated by other attending the Park. Jackson left the park and returned with his mother, Norton. Norton and Jackson confronted the victim and others and Jackson stabbed the victim several times. Norton also participated in the assault and attempted to hit one of the party with a motor vehicle.
Sheriff Foster complimented the investigating deputies for the investigation and the search for Jackson. It was necessary to get someone off the streets that are dangerous to the serenity of our community.