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7th COVID-19 related death announced in South Carolina

The South Carolin a Department of Health and Environmental Control says the seventh South Carolina resident has succumb to the virus

Image: SC DHEC logo Image Columbia, SC (WOLO) —  The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has announced two additional deaths in South Carolina bringing the total number of deaths statewide to 7. Jonathan Knoche, a physician with DHEC released a statement writing, “Sadly, we have to announce again today that we’ve lost fellow South Carolinians due…

Sumter man dies of apparent gun shot wound, police investigating

SUMTER SC (WOLO)- Sumter Police are investigating an early morning shooting death. According to officials the incident happened around 2:47 am Monday. Sumter County Coroner Robbie Baker has identified the victim as McKenize Stewart, 42 of Dingle Street. Authorities say Steward was pronounced dead at Prisma Health Tuomey from an apparent gunshot wound. This incident is under investigation. Check back…

Police offer few details surrounding death of transgender woman

(ABC News)- Despite calls from the LGBT community for more information in the wake of the discovery of a black transgender woman burned beyond recognition in Florida earlier this month, authorities say they are reluctant to release details about the investigation into her death. Police had to use dental records to identify 23-year-old Bee Love Slater after her body was…

4 dead, 2 missing, 10 hospitalized after midair collision over Alaska

(ABC News)- At least four people were killed and 10 others hospitalized after two aircraft collided in midair over Alaska on Monday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. “There are two people that we’re still searching for at this time,” Coast Guard Petty Officer Jon-Paul Rios told ABC News in an interview airing Tuesday on “Good Morning America.” “Our crews are out…