Ex-principal accused of killing wife died of heart attack

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Stan Yarborough (Photo: Summerville PD)

FOLLY BEACH, SC (AP) — Officials said a former South Carolina high school teacher who was accused of killing his wife died of a heart attack after being released from jail on bond.

Officials on Wednesday released the cause of death of James Stanton Yarborough, who died last week.

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An incident report said Yarborough was found by a family friend who was acting as his caretaker.

Police said no signs of foul play were found.

Yarborough reported his wife missing in September. Her body was later found in a wooded area.

Yarborough faced several charges including murder.

He was released on bond in November and placed on house arrest.

He was formerly the principal at Summerville High School.