Hunting accident kills South Carolina police officer

GEORGETOWN, S.C — A Dorchester County sheriff’s captain has died while hunting in a forest in Georgetown County.

The coroner’s office says 44-year-old James Nettles of Summerville was reported missing late Monday morning near Andrews. His body was found around 4 p.m.

Officials say Nettles was not shot and there is no sign of foul play.

An autopsy was planned Tuesday at the Medical University of South Carolina Hospital in Charleston.

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