USC to award Samantha Josephson a posthumous degree

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The University of South Carolina student who was kidnapped and killed will be recognized during graduation next month.

Officials told 7News that Samantha Josephson will be awarded with a posthumous degree.

Josephson was a Political Science major and had plans to attend law school in the Fall.

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Her body was found more than a week ago in a wooded area in Clarendon County.

Authorities said Josephson mistakenly got into a car that she thought was an Uber vehicle in Five Points.

Nathaniel Rowland has since been charged in her death.

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