Dorchester sheriff’s captain dies while hunting

  • Posted: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 12:01 a.m.

GEORGETOWN (AP) — A Dorchester County sheriff’s captain has died while hunting in a forest in Georgetown County.

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

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

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

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