Gaffney councilman Thomas Reid dies at 71

GAFFNEY, SC (WSPA) – Gaffney City Councilman Thomas Reid died at his home, Wednesday. He was 71.

Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler says the councilman was found unresponsive just after 8pm by a family member who went to check on him.

According to the coroner, Reid died of natural causes.

“My investigation, along with that of Gaffney Police, revealed no indication of foul play. I have ruled Councilman Reid died of natural causes. I have known the councilman for many years and he was a true community servant and leader. He will be missed,” Fowler said.

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