Darlington police chief dies

Darlington Police Chief Jay Cox has died.

Darlington City Administrator Howard Garland says Cox died of natural causes Wednesday morning.

Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee says an autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow.

Garland says the city is crushed by news. He says Cox made sure we had a quiet town and they appreciate his many years of service.

Capt. Dannny Watson has been named interim chief.