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Hunting accident kills South Carolina police officer

Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 7:52 AM
Last updated 7:28 PM
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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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triscuit
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triscuit 09/03/13 - 01:54 pm
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"not shot, no foul play..."

"not shot, no foul play..." that would lead me to believe natural causes, yet headline says "accident." sad...

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rmwhitley 09/03/13 - 05:57 pm
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Fell out of
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a deer stand?

willie Lee
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willie Lee 09/03/13 - 07:38 pm
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He fell from his tree
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He fell from his tree stand....dumb cop!

Darby
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Darby 09/04/13 - 12:14 am
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A discerning

eye, triscuit. Good proofreading skills.

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Darby 09/04/13 - 12:15 am
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