Candlelight vigil held for slain UofSC student in NJ

Published: Apr. 2, 2019 at 11:23 PM EDT
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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ (WIS) - Family and friends of Samantha Josephson held a candlelight vigil for Samantha Josephson on Tuesday, according to the Robbinsville Township website.

The 21-year-old University of South Carolina student who was tragically killed was remembered by students during a vigil in Columbia on Sunday. Josephson was last seen at 2 a.m. Friday leaving the Five Points area in a car.

On Monday, officials with SLED announced Josephson died from “multiple sharp force injuries.”

Officials have arrested and charged 24-year-old Nathaniel Rowland following the death of Josephson. Rowland is being held in the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

The vigil was held at 7 p.m. at the West Town Center Lake Gazebo in Robbinsville, NJ.

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