On Wednesday, Sept. 22, at approximately 11 a.m., members of the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office and White Sulphur Springs Police Department responded to a reported stabbing on Hamilton Addition Road near White Sulphur Springs.
Upon arrival, officers would determine that Chester E. Brandon III, 41, of White Sulphur Springs, utilized a Samurai sword and stabbed Shawn Martin, 31, and Brenda Brooks, 57. Brooks and Martin, also of White Sulphur Springs, were transported to medical facilities for treatment of injuries sustained.
Brandon was charged with two counts of malicious wounding and arraigned before a Greenbrier County Magistrate. He was incarcerated in the Southern Regional Jail in lieu of $10,000 bond.
Sergeant B. W. Mitchell and Corporal B. J. McCormick of the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office are the investigating officers.