FBI investigates threats sent to Colleton County sheriff

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities are investigating threats against a Lowcountry sheriff.

Colleton County Sheriff George Malone says he received the threats by email, but says he does not feel threatened.

The sheriff's office says they routinely receives e-mails, calls or other messages that complain about the sheriff or the office, but said it is rare to receive threats.

The FBI's investigation is ongoing to determine exactly where the emails came from.

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