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Sheriff: Greenville Co. officer terminated, investigation underway

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GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

An officer with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office was terminated and an investigation is underway, according to Sheriff Steve Loftis.

Loftis said Major Shea Smith was terminated on Thursday for "violation of sheriff's office rules and regulations."

He said a criminal investigation is now being conducted.

The FBI told FOX Carolina they could neither confirm or deny an investigation of the Greenville County Sheriff's Office.

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division said they are not investigating the case.

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