South Carolina Man Charged with Murder of Woman He Met on Social Media Who Went Missing

Officials in South Carolina have arrested William Haven Hicks on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of a missing woman he had met on social media.

KC Johnson
KC Johnson, the victim was reported missing by her family after she failed to return home (Photo, WWWAYTV3)

According to police, KC Johnson was last seen on Friday, Jan. 13, on the 1300 block of Tradd Court in Wilmington, and was reported missing by her family after she failed to return home.

According to authorities, Hicks and Johnson had met on social media before her death and had plans to meet in person. After an intensive search, the woman’s body was found in a remote area on the city’s outskirts.

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Hicks was taken into custody for questioning and later arrested on suspicion of murder. Hicks is currently being held without bail and is scheduled to appear in court.

The police are requesting anyone with information about the case to come forward. They are also urging anyone who may have been in the area where the woman’s body was found to contact them, as they believe someone may have seen something that could help with their investigation.

The death of KC Johnson is a tragic reminder of the dangers people can face when meeting strangers on social media. It highlights the importance of being cautious when meeting people online and the need for stricter laws to protect people from violence.

As the investigation continues, the family and friends of the victim are left to grieve their loss and the community is left to question how something like this could happen in their city. The police have promised a thorough investigation and are determined to bring the perpetrator to justice.

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