SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Prosecutors say a Spartanburg County deputy did nothing wrong in dealing with a suspect who died suddenly at a hospital following a scuffle.

The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports that prosecutor Barry Barnette wrote about the incident in a letter to the State Law Enforcement Division. Barnette said a pathologist had found that 46-year-old Ansel Dewayne Marlar had heart disease and that his heart became stressed further by the fight, which brought on a heart attack.

Marlar died in April after a scuffle with members of his family and Mary Black Hospital staff. A deputy had handcuffed Marlar shortly before his death, and authorities have said Marlar had hit nurses and security officers before being handcuffed.

An autopsy found no sign of traumatic injury.

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Information from: Herald-Journal, http://www.goupstate.com/