We will constantly train and strive to educate ourselves on the latest investigative techniques and implement the result of research and testing to provide families and the justice system with facts pertaining to the decedent's demise.
The Spartanburg County Coroner's Office will partner with our community to educate our citizens on measures to prevent and decrease death associated with circumstances within their control.
We are committed to rising above normal expectations and strive to be cutting edge in our approach to the service of the citizens of Spartanburg County.
Respect for decedents, answers for families and finding the truth based on evidence and testimony.
Performs independent investigations into violent, suspicious deaths, deaths that occur outside of hospitals and deaths that occur suddenly or unexpectedly. Notifies families when unexpected deaths occur, such as in traffic fatalities or homicides.
Rusty Clevenger is a lifelong Spartanburg resident, the son of Jerry and Gail Clevenger. He has a wife of 20 years and two children. Rusty attented district 6 schools and graduated from Dorman High School in 1982. He attended Spartanburg Methodist College where he took Criminal Justice courses.
He is a graduate of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy and numerous specialized schools with an emphasis in death investigation to include Advanced Homicide Investigation,
Accident Reconstruction Schools, Prosecution of Death Penalty case seminars, Medico-Legal Death Investigation schools, and others that include
Bomb Blast re-construction and Forensic Internships with
State Law Enforcement to name a few.