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Coroner: Death investigation underway after altercation in Spartanburg Co.

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The Spartanburg County Coroner said a death investigation is underway after an altercation. 

Spartanburg County deputies said they responded to Barnett Road in Campobello around 8:40 p.m. Thursday in reference to a disturbance with weapons call. 

According to the coroner's office, Wheeler was involved in an altercation with another man. 

Deputies said they found the victim, the suspect and four witnesses when they arrived on scene. The suspect and witnesses were taken to the sheriff's office to be interviewed. 

Deputies said the interviews and evidence collected at the scene were presented to the solicitor late Friday afternoon. A decision regarding criminal charges will be made when the solicitor's office has finished reviewing the case, deputies said. 

The coroner identified the victim as 44-year-old Jason Dan Wheeler. 

Wheeler was pronounced dead at the scene, the coroner said. 

An autopsy will be performed at a later date. 

The case remains under investigation by the coroner's office and the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office. 

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