A University of South Carolina student was killed after getting into a car she thought was her Uber on Friday, according to police.
From Daily Caller:
Samantha Josephson, 21, got into the black Chevrolet Impala in Columbia, South Carolina, early Friday morning. Her body was dumped 65 miles away in a wooded area in Clarendon County and hunters found it Friday afternoon, The Associated Press reported Sunday.
Cont’d: Special Victims Unit investigators believe that shortly after 2:00 a.m., Josephson was seen getting into this newer model Chevy Impala along Harden Street. Family & friends have been trying to locate her ever since. Again, call @MidlandsCrime 1-888-CRIME-SC w/your tips. pic.twitter.com/3211Wjx6PK
— Columbia Police Dept (@ColumbiaPDSC) March 30, 2019
“She simply, mistakenly, got into the car thinking it was an Uber ride,” Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook said, according to the AP.
“The vehicle pulled up next to her and she got inside,” Columbia Police Department public information officer Jennifer Timmons told The Daily Caller News Foundation.
Arrest warrants released Sunday said Josephson suffered from wounds to the face, head, neck, upper body, leg and foot, the AP reported.
“This was a bad scene,” Holbrook said, the AP reported.
Nathaniel David Rowland, 24, was charged with kidnapping and murder.