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Jacob Williamson

Age 18

30 Jun 2023
Pageland, South Carolina (USA)
Murdered

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Jacob Williamson
Jacob Williamson [photo: meaww.com]

Jacob was killed by a man he had arranged to meet on a date.

MONROE, N.C. (WBTV) - New arrest warrants are shedding light on a South Carolina teenager killed after meeting a stranger online.

WBTV reported that 18-year-old [deadname] Williamson, who goes by Jacob, was found dead in Pageland.

Investigators say the transgender teen had met a man online and planned to go to Carowinds with him.

The two ended up traveling to his home in Monroe, several hours away from where Williamson lived. That’s where investigators say Jacob was killed.

On 26th July it was reported that Joshua Newton, 25, had been arrested and charged with first-degree murder and obstruction of justice. His girlfriend, 22-year-old Victoria Smith, was arrested on charges of obstruction of justice and accessory-after-the-fact.

https://www.thepinknews.com/2024/02/17/jacob-williamson/

https://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/its-sickening-report-shows-sc-18-year-old-was-stabbed-more-than-30-times/6XV4RVU6NZCA7D7BVTMJX4BW24/

https://www.thepinknews.com/2023/08/05/jacob-williamson-killing-suspects-south-carolina/

https://www.sentidog.com/2023/08/05/sospechosos-acusados-del-asesinato-de-adolescente-trans-en-carolina-del-sur-enfrentan-nuevos-cargos/

https://www.wral.com/story/suspects-accused-in-transgender-teen-s-killing-in-union-county-now-facing-new-charges/20985626/

https://www.thepinknews.com/2023/07/26/jacob-williamson-death-arrest-north-carolina/

https://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/community-remembers-trans-teen-killed-after-online-meeting/I4KMJRU645GPTF37BXGLPDSE2I/

https://web.archive.org/web/20230725185259/https://www.wcnc.com/article/news/crime/teen-killed-south-carolina-crime/275-09d59ad4-7264-4cf3-978a-0ea502e53a99

https://web.archive.org/web/20230725185259/https://www.wcnc.com/article/news/crime/teen-killed-south-carolina-crime/275-09d59ad4-7264-4cf3-978a-0ea502e53a99

https://meaww.com/who-was-jacob-williamson-south-carolina-transgender-man-18-killed-by-man-he-met-online-on-first-date

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/crime/jacob-williamson-trans-man-found-dead-north-carolina-b2381845.html

https://eu.greenvilleonline.com/picture-gallery/news/local/2023/07/26/photos-family-friends-gather-for-vigil-honoring-jacob-williamson/70468269007/

https://www.postandcourier.com/news/friends-family-authorities-try-to-make-sense-of-the-slaying-of-sc-transgender-teen/article_6bd5c072-219d-11ee-8d6c-d7c881abd01a.html

https://www.advocate.com/crime/trans-teen-jacob-williamson-killed

https://www.gaytimes.co.uk/life/two-arrested-after-trans-teen-killed-in-south-carolina/

https://www.pghlesbian.com/2023/07/18-year-old-trans-male-teen-murdered-in-south-carolina/

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/18-old-trans-man-killed-200104047.html

https://www.metroweekly.com/2023/07/trans-man-murdered-after-meeting-up-with-online-suitor/

https://www.postandcourier.com/columbia/killing-of-sc-transgender-teen-in-nc-leaves-family-searching-for-answers/article_9b3ed8b2-2026-11ee-b0ab-031fa661c1bd.html

https://www.hrc.org/news/hrc-grieves-loss-of-jacob-williamson-teenage-transgender-man-killed-in-south-carolina

https://24noticias.org/jacob-williamson-no-hay-peligro-para-la-comunidad-transgenero-despues-de-que-un-adolescente-desaparecido-de-carolina-del-sur-fuera-encontrado-muerto-dice-el-alguacil/

https://www.sentidog.com/2023/07/07/dos-arrestados-despues-de-que-un-adolescente-trans-asesinado-en-carolina-del-sur/

https://www.sentidog.com/2023/07/07/adolescente-trans-encontrada-muerta-despues-de-tener-una-cita-en-carolina-del-norte/

https://news.yahoo.com/south-carolina-trans-teen-killed-150450437.html

https://www.newsweek.com/jacob-williamson-murder-south-carolina-1811489

https://www.wbtv.com/2023/07/06/this-is-not-right-family-friend-remembers-18-year-old-killed-union-county/

https://news.yahoo.com/family-friend-18-old-killed-211102107.html

https://www.wbtv.com/2023/07/06/warrants-offer-new-details-about-sc-teen-killed-union-county/

https://twitter.com/Kaylara0wl/status/1758716749724504568

Report added: 8 Jul 2023. Last updated: 5 Mar 2024

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