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Most Wanted fugitive Frederick McLean found dead, decomposed in South Carolina home

Frederick McLean was going by the name James Fitzgerald, US Marshals said
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Published: Nov. 19, 2021 at 10:59 AM EST
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OCONEE COUNTY, S.C. (WYFF) - One of the U.S. Marshals 15 most-wanted has been found dead in the Upstate.

Frederick Cecil McLean, 70, who had been on the run for more than 16 years, was found dead in Seneca after a neighbor went to check on him.

U.S. Marshals said the neighbor found a decomposing body in the home on Jennifer Lane on Nov. 6 and called authorities.

On Nov. 15, an autopsy was done and a fingerprint was obtained and compared to the known fingerprints on file for McLean.

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