Charleston man killed in overnight stabbing in Jacksonville

Around 4:20 a.m. on Saturday, police officers responded to a stabbing at a Westside home in Jacksonville.

Seventy-year-old William McElhaney of Charleston, South Carolina was pronounced dead at 5:08 a.m.

McElhaney was transported to Passavant Hospital. According to Morgan County Coroner Jeff Lair, the victim was stabbed several times.

An autopsy is scheduled for Saturday afternoon in Bloomington, Ill.