A year-long investigation uncovers new details in a 14-year-old murder mystery along Interstate 20 in Darlington County. More shocking is the man once named a prime suspect in the case may never be charged. Now, a year later and a re-examination of the evidence, investigators and the victim’s family talk to us.
“It leaves me very frustrated, number one,” said Fourth Circuit Solicitor Will Rogers. “What my role is, and what we want to do, is seek justice.”
It has been 14 years since an unknown woman was found dead; four years after investigators declared they had a suspect; and one year after questions about the case rocked the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office.
Now, Rogers formally revealed he does not have a criminal case to make.
“It may be a situation where we can’t ever move forward because of the strength of the case,” Rogers said.
The mystery of