Lake City Police Officer Dies in Line of Duty

A Lake City Police Officer died in the line of duty on Friday after a vehicle pursuit. The officer identified as Lieutenant John Stewart was in law enforcement for over 20 years. Stewart crashed his car during the chase. His body was taken to MUSC for an autopsy and has been escorted back to the Bacot-Eaddy funeral home in Timmonsville where a vigil will be held later this week.