Man gets 27 years for 2016 violent attack of wife, man in Oconee Co.


OCONEE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – A man pleaded guilty and was sentenced on Monday on multiple charges, including attempted murder and domestic violence.

According to a solicitor’s office news release, Jonathan Duncan pleaded guilty to attempted murder, domestic violence-2nd degree and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and was sentenced to 27 years.

We reported back in 2016 that deputies were called to a home on Knox Landing Drive in Seneca around 9 a.m. on June 6 in reference to a stabbing.

According to the solicitor’s office news release, Duncan, his wife and a man, who was a friend, were spending time together when Duncan became angry with his wife.

Duncan reportedly believed his wife was going to leave him for the man with them.

According to the release, Duncan hit his wife several times and started to choke her.

When the man stepped in try to help Duncan’s wife, Duncan reportedly attacked him.

The man reportedly “suffered near fatal knife wounds to his hands, back, and neck.”

According to the release, the man was also stabbed in the face, which resulted in him losing one eye.

Duncan will not be eligible for parole.

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