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Charleston sends deputies to Okla. as precaution in Baby Veronica case

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CHARLESTON, S.C. – South Carolina authorities sent two deputies to Oklahoma Thursday in connection with the baby Veronica case.

The Charleston Post and Courier reportedĀ Charleston County Sheriff Al Cannon sent the team as a precaution in case their assistance might be needed in upcoming court proceedings.

Sheriff Cannon stressed he is not aware of any major developments in the case, according to The Charleston Post and Courier.

He said his office has been in contact with our state agencies and felt Charleston should have law enforcement here as well.

Okla. authorities have yet to confirm dates for future hearings.

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