Author: CBS News
April 1, 2019
COLUMBIA, SC (CBS) – The police arrested a man on Saturday on account of the death of a college student who apparently got into a suspect's car, that she was her Uber ride.
24-year-old Nathaniel David Rowland was arrested at the beginning of Saturday after the policeman noticed how he was driving black Chevy Impala, the very type of car that Samantha Josephson had hit when she left the bar shortly after 2 am. 5 Score points.
Chief of Colombian police, Speaker Holbrooke, said at a press conference that Rowland was trying to escape, but the officer was able to catch up with him. When they returned to the car, he said that the officer saw that it seemed like blood.
"We believe that she simply mistakenly got into this car, thinking that it was Uber's trip," Holbrook said of Josephson, noting that the video captured her capture into the car. "She opened the door and got into her and went with the suspect in the water."
Rowland will be charged with murder and kidnapping, said Holbrook. It is not known whether he is a lawyer. He decided not to attend the hearings on Sunday.
The judge allowed Mother Josephson to speak, the newspaper "State" reports. Marcy Josephson said her daughter plans to go to law school after graduating in May and describes her as "bubble, loving, kind and full of life."
"Unlike him, Samantha had love in her heart and purpose in her life.
Holbrooke said that hunters found the body of Josephson late in the afternoon on a dirt road in the rural district of Clarendon, which is approximately 65 miles northeast of Columbia, upper body, leg and leg, according to arrest warrants issued on Sunday by the State Department of Law Enforcement.
Josephson Blood was found in the trunk and in the car of Rowland, along with its mobile telephone, bleach, window cleaner and Hallabruck said.
Josephson's father published on Facebook that his daughter "is no longer with us, but she will not be forgotten."
Write this and write, but I love her with all my heart. I could go on. "I am sitting here and weeping, looking at the picture and writing it," he said.
Earlier, the University of South Carolina has confirmed the death of a 21
Safety advocates urged students to match the color and model of the car, the license number and photo of their drivers before getting into the vehicle and to force the driver to tell them their the names before they come out.
The crime shocked Columbia, the capital of the state where the University of South Carolina is one of the major economic engines. The State of South Carolina Henry McMaster and Peggy's wife was asked on Twitter for Josephson's prayer.
"Peggy and I were devastated and defeated through the seven Josephsons who lost their beautiful daughter Samantha. Bright young stars ", – wrote McMaster.
Ten Sunday evening participants at the USC campus honored Samantha Josephson, CBS WLTX-TV agency reports. Several members of her family, including her mother, father and sister, were there as well as some of her college friends.
"We loved Sammy, and that's the hardest thing, but it's important that we all do it together," said one of her friends.
Many speakers could not hold back their tears when they spoke, "said WLTX-TV. Samantha also visited and said that she was a force of goodness.He said that they knew each other for four years and planned a shared life, added the station.
"She really was the love of my life," he said "I saw with it such a clear future. I thought my future was so well planned. "