CHESTER COUNTY A State Highway Patrol trooper was — killed Sunday in an off-duty incident.
According to a South Carolina Department of Public Safety release, 58-year-old Lance Corporal Frank Murphy, of Troop Four, Chester/Fairfield, was killed while making household repairs. The accident is under investigation by the Chester County Sheriff’s Office and Coroner’s Office.
Murphy joined the Highway Patrol in 1977, retired in 2001, and returned in 2005. The Highway Patrol will release memorial information as it becomes available.