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Ethan Mack waives relief hearing on lesser charges

Ethan Mack in court. Ethan Mack in court.
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

The man convicted of voluntary manslaughter two years ago in the 2009 death of 28-year-old Kate Waring waived his relief hearing on Monday on two other charges he was convicted on.

Ethan Mack, 33, appeared in court Monday morning to withdraw his application for a post-conviction relief hearing in relation to the two other charges he pleaded guilty to in the case, forgery and obstruction of justice.

According to the attorney general's office, who is handling the case, another hearing on Mack's guilty manslaughter plea will be held this fall.

It's the second time Mack has filed for a post-conviction relief hearing in connection to the case in a little over a year.

Mack is serving a 25-year sentence at Perry Correctional Institution in Pelzer. He and another woman, Heather Kamp, were convicted of killing Waring at their James Island home and leaving her body on Wadmalaw Island. Court testimony revealed Mack and Waring first used a stun gun on Waring before drowning her in a bath tub.

Kamp was sentenced to 39 years in prison for her role in Waring's death.

Mack submitted an Alford plea during the trial on the manslaughter charge, which means he asserted innocence despite accepting that there was sufficient evidence to find him guilty.

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