Deputies seek information after man found dead in vehicle

Published: Mar. 14, 2017 at 11:38 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 15, 2017 at 6:35 AM EDT
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SANTEE, SC (WIS) - Authorities in Orangeburg County need your help after a Florida man was found dead near Santee on Saturday.

According to the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office, witnesses found 43-year-old Clyde Bethea, III, in a white Toyota 4-Runner parked on Legend Court just west of the Santee town limit.

Officials said the man was slumped over in the driver's seat, was not breathing, and had signs of blood on him.

An autopsy later confirmed that Bethea died from at least one gunshot wound.

If you have any information about this shooting, you are urged to contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways: Call 1-888-CRIME SC (888-274-6372), Text TIPSC plus your tip info to CRIMES (274637), visit and email a tip. Your identity will be kept anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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