Prosperity Death Ruled Homicide. Boyfriend Charged With Murder

Newberry County Coroner Laura Kneece reports that the autopsy performed today, May 4, 2017, on 35 year old Ms. Clatie Stribble, concluded that the immediate cause of death was Asphyxia due to Strangulation with a contribution of a Stab Wound to the Neck. The manner of death has been ruled a homicide.

According to Cheif David Beddingfield of the Prosperity Police Department, Clifton Curtis Boozer,40, has been charged with the murder of 35-year-old Clatie Dean Stribble.

Just before 8:30 a.m. Wednesday Boozer called 911 and reported that he killed his girlfriend. After being interviewed by the Prosperity Police Department, he confessed to killing Stribble at a home on Conifer Drive.