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20 years after his death, daughter of 1996 murder victim puts heat on cold case

Jack Robinson was stabbed in 1996. (Source: RCSD) Jack Robinson was stabbed in 1996. (Source: RCSD)
Suspect Sketch from 1996. (Source: RCSD) Suspect Sketch from 1996. (Source: RCSD)
RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

The daughter of a 1996 murder victim wants her father's investigation reopened, and brought the case back to light at the scene of the crime. 

Tammy Downs stood at the Rosewood Boat Landing on the Congaree River where her father, Jack Robinson, 65, was found stabbed "in a brutal fashion" after an altercation just after 6 p.m. on Aug. 17, 1996. 

The suspect in the case is described as a Hispanic male with Olive complexion, he was 25-35 years old (now 42-52), approximately 5’5” tall, 150-180 pounds, black hair, and a mustache.

If you have any information on this incident or any other similar crime, you are urged to contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways: Call 1-888-CRIME SC (888-274-6372), Text TIPSC plus your tip info to CRIMES (274637), visit www.midlandscrimestoppers.com and email a tip. Your identity will be kept anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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