CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - A Charleston County deputy has died, the sheriff’s office has confirmed.
Master Deputy Keith Tyner IV, who served with the agency since April 2006, died Sunday, Capt. Roger Antonio said. He was most recently assigned to the Bureau of Patrol Services and was a dedicated member of the SWAT team, Antonio said.
Sheriff Kristin Graziano released a brief statement Monday afternoon:
Our hearts are heavy as we grieve Keith’s passing. We are grateful for the many condolences from the law enforcement community. We will do everything we can to support his family and children.”
“The Sheriff’s Office will respect the privacy of Keith’s family and loved ones as they grieve their loss,” Antonio said.
Deputies did not provide further details about Tyner’s death.
Charleston County Coroner Bobbi Jo O’Neal said the 41-year-old ended his life.
Funeral services have not yet been announced.