Missing Camden man found dead in Sumter County

Ricky Alan Courtney, 53 of Camden

SUMTER, SC (WACH) A missing Camden man was found dead in Sumter County, according to Sumter County Coroner Harvin Bullock.

According to Camden Police, Ricky Alan Courtney, 53, went missing around noon, Monday, Sept. 24. His wife reported him missing on September 28.

Courtney was found dead this morning off of Horatio Hagood Rd. in Sumter County. Bullock is waiting on an autopsy to determine cause of death.

According to Camden Police Chief Joe Floyd, Courtney was a well known hospice nurse who took care of many end-of-life patients in and around Kershaw County. Floyd said Courtney would often stop in rural areas to update patient notes on his computer as he traveled in rural areas. Floyd also said Courtney was well thought of in his community.