Off-duty officer from Connecticut killed following assault on Murrells Inlet

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GEORGETOWN, SC – According to the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office a Connecticut man is dead following a fight in a bar on Murrells Inlet.
41-year-old Matthew Mainieri, an off-duty police officer from South Windsor, Conn., died at Grand Strand Medical Center shortly before 3 p.m. on Sunday. Deputies say Mainieri died of head injuries sustained at Uncle Tito’s bar on Murrells inlet.

Deputies charged Kelton Jess Todd, 21, of Aynor with assault and transported him to the Georgetown County Detention Center.

Updated charges are pending further investigation, according to the sheriff’s office. 
 

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