Jacob WilliamsonAge 18
30 Jun 2023
Pageland, South Carolina (USA)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2023/30-Jun-2023/Jacob Williamson
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.