Former SLED Chief Lloyd bills SC State $25,000

ORANGEBURG, SC (AP) - South Carolina State owes the state's former top cop around $25,000 as he helps conduct an internal investigation at the school.

Former State Law Enforcement Division Chief Reggie Lloyd told The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg that he has charged the school $150 an hour, which is the rate for lawyers set by state officials. Lloyd has yet to receive any money from the school.

The university says a second attorney, D. Peters Wilborn Jr., has been paid more than $19,000 for his legal work with the university and its Board of Trustees.

The university fired eight administrators last month for misconduct and mismanagement after consulting with Lloyd and Wilborn. Lloyd also has said there are allegations of criminal misconduct.

The university's president stepped down earlier this month.

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