Cold Case Explorations

Researching Cold and Unsolved Cases from the US and Beyond

South Carolina Cold or Unsolved Cases

Step into the intriguing realm of unsolved cases in South Carolina. Beyond its enchanting Southern charm and rich historical legacy, the state harbors a wealth of mysteries veiled in obscurity. These unsolved cases, suspended in time, beckon both novice detectives and experienced investigators to plunge into history and reveal hidden truths.

From puzzling disappearances to unresolved crimes, the enigmatic stories of South Carolina motivate us to peel back the layers of the past and assemble the puzzle that has captivated our curiosity for years. Here is a list of cold or unsolved cases in the state of South Carolina (SC) that I’ve written about:

Smith, Stephen

Found deceased on July 8, 2015 in Hampton County, SC. A 19-year-old student was found dead along a country road. Was this a hit-and-run, as authorities originally suggested, or did something more nefarious happen?

South Carolinian Cities

This section provides an alphabetically-sorted list of cities in South Carolina where the cases I’ve written about took place, along with the year in which the cases began.

Hampton County, SC