Assistant U.S. attorney Alston Badger of Mount Pleasant dies

Assistant U.S. Attorney Alston C. Badger, 51, of Mount Pleasant died Saturday.

Stuhrís Mount Pleasant chapel is handling funeral arrangements.

Badger grew up in Charleston and got his law degree from the University of South Carolina. He started working for the 9th Circuit Solicitorís office shortly after graduation in 1988.

Comments { }

Postandcourier.com is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. Postandcourier.com does not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not postandcourier.com. If you find a comment that is objectionable, please click "report abuse" and we will review it for possible removal. Please be reminded, however, that in accordance with our Terms of Use and federal law, we are under no obligation to remove any third party comments posted on our website. Read our full Terms and Conditions.