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TFC Eric Francis Nicholson

Wed, 12/06/2000

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12/6/2000

Trooper First Class Nicholson was on duty in Greenville County when he was shot and killed during a traffic stop. The suspect was later captured during a shoot out with law enforcement. The suspect was sentenced to death and his accomplice was sentenced to twenty-five years. First Class Nicholson was a two year veteran of the Patrol and was a native of the state of New York.