Oconee County Sheriff’s Office mourns unexpected death of one of their deputies

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The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office announced that one of their deputies unexpectedly died on Friday.

Lt. Scott Underwood was a native of Oconee County and served as a deputy sheriff for 21 years.

He is survived by his wife and two sons.

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The sheriff’s office did not provide further details on his death.

“Please keep his family and his Sheriff’s Office family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time as we grieve our tremendous loss and say goodbye to our friend and brother,” the sheriff’s office said in a statement. “He had genuine passion for his work in law enforcement and was beloved by all who had the privilege to work with him.”


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