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5:39 am on Tuesday September 9, 2008

Two arrested in Deputy Dennis Compton's death

Update September 9: Many are reporting that bond has been denied for the two suspects. Update September 9: The Post and Courier has followed up and has a story that rounds up the history of the search, offers a quote from Compton's wife, and has a...
8:47 am on Wednesday August 13, 2008

Reward offered in Deputy Dennis Compton's death

Pretty much everyone is reporting that a reward of $10,000 has been announced for information leading to an arrest in the shooting of Deputy Dennis Compton. The announcement came at a press conference held by SLED and the Colleton County Sheriff's...
3:23 pm on Saturday August 9, 2008

Slain deputy's funeral held in Walterboro

Family and friends gathered Saturday morning to remember deputy Dennis Compton, shot and killed early Wednesday in Colleton County, as authorities still seek suspects in the case. Compton was to be buried in Virginia, according to reports. ABC News...
2:48 pm on Thursday August 7, 2008

Colleton County deputy killed; "persons of interest" in custody

(Note: Latest updates are at the bottom) Authorities are on the hunt for the killer after Colleton County Sheriff's Deputy Dennis Compton was found dead in Smoaks. He was shot around 3 a.m., officials said, after reporting to a call on Sunflower...
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