The killer of 21-year-old student from Carolina, was arrested. The girl sat in his Chevrolet, thinking that her Uber

The police of Colombia (South Carolina) on Saturday, March 30, reported the capture of a kidnapper and murderer, 21-year-old USC student Samantha Josephson, dead in a Chevrolet Impala, thinking that her Uber. In connection with this case was arrested 24-year-old Nathaniel David Rowland.

The investigation regarding USC student Samantha Josephson is now a homicide case. Her body was found by hunters in rural Clarendon Co. late yesterday afternoon. Suspect Nathaniel Rowland has been charged w/ Murder & Kidnapping by SLED. Agents have been an integral part in case.

— Columbia Police Dept (@ColumbiaPDSC) March 30, 2019

The girl’s body was discovered by a hunter on Friday afternoon in the rural area of Claredon – man found it in 40 feet of dirt road.

On Saturday, around 3 o’clock in the morning two blocks from Five Points in Columbia (the place where he had last seen the girl alive), a police patrol stopped a black Chevrolet Impala that was being driven by Rowland. It is reported that the suspect left the vehicle and tried to escape from the police, but he failed. During a search of the car found traces of blood, a mobile phone of the student, as well as bleach, wet wipes and antibacterial agents.

According to police, on the back seat of the Chevrolet Impala were installed the car seat and turned on the door lock from children, and this meant that she immediately fell into the trap.

The chief of the police Department of Colombia Skip Holbrook said Saturday at a press conference: «In fact, she called Uber. <…> She just mistakenly sat in that car thinking it will go to Uber. Our hearts are broken. There is nothing more difficult than facing the family and explain how he killed their loved one…»

In speaking w/Josephson»s parents, Chief Holbrook said during the news conference, «Our hearts are broken. There is nothing tougher than to stand before a family and explain how a loved one was murdered. It was gut-wrenching. This is personal to us.»

— Columbia Police Dept (@ColumbiaPDSC) March 30, 2019

Holbrook not told reporters the details: the motive and how was killed Josephson. It is known that Rowland previously lived in the area where it was discovered the girl’s body.

It is reported that during the arrest of Rowland’s in the car with him was a woman, whose name was not disclosed. How told the police, she is a friend of Rowland’s and was cooperating with law enforcement.