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Man who police say killed woman near Palmetto Pointe Boulevard commited suicide

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The man who Horry County police say killed Jennifer Dawn Fitchett and disposed of her body in a wooded area near Palmetto Pointe Boulevard was found dead in a backyard off of Reef Road on Friday, according to a police report.

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The death of 51-year-old William Sneeringer of Myrtle Beach has been deemed a suicide, according to Horry County Coroner Robert Edge. He says Sneeringer died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest.

Officers got two calls about a possible suicide on Reef Road on July 6 and, once on scene, talked to Sneeringer's roommate, who said he found him dead in the backyard with a firearm beside him, according to the report.

The roommate told police no one was was in the house at the time.

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