Former Beaufort County clerk Elizabeth Smith found guilty (Updated)

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After a brief deliberation by the jury, former Beaufort County Clerk of Court Elizabeth Smith has been found guilty on charges of embezzlement and one charge of misconduct.

For the more than $23,000 she was accused of taking she's received a sentence of probation and community service. 

Multiple briefs abound but right now the WSAV story is best; read it here.

Update September 22: The Island Packet has followed with a more in-depth story; read it here

And WSAV has added a video report, see that below.

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