SLED, police investigating Orangeburg County missing person case

VIDEO: SLED, police investigating Orangeburg County missing person case

BRANCHVILLE, SC (WCSC) - The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is assisting Orangeburg County authorities in the search for a man who vanished on Friday.

Hiram Johnson, 37, was last seen getting into a black vehicle between 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Friday, according to Branchville Police Chief Randy Clark. Police say the vehicle is believed to be a Ford Fusion, but family members said the vehicle may be a Ford Focus.

Family members say he was last seen wearing a white shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers.

Johnson has not been seen since and family members have not been able to make contact with him.

Johnson stands 5-foot-7, weighs approximately 170 pounds, has a low faded haircut and has a long scar on the back of his head with a tattoo below.

Clark said his agency called SLED for assistance.

Anyone with information on Johnson’s whereabouts is asked to call the Branchville Police Department at 803-274-8820 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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