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Coroner: Sumter-Lee inmate dies of natural causes

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Chris Rodko (Source: Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center) Chris Rodko (Source: Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center)
SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

An inmate accused of murder was found dead inside the Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center on Tuesday, according to the Sumter County Coroner's Office.

Coroner Harvin Bullock says 42-year-old Chris Rodko died of natural causes.

Rodko was accused in the shooting death of his girlfriend's sister. Investigators say the sisters were arguing, and Rodko opened fire on the victim in an effort to end the disagreement.

When deputies arrived, they found Rodko sitting in the yard, ready to talk about what happened.

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