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Body of Woman Found in South Carolina Identified as NJ Resident

Robbinsville Township

The father of a NJ woman who attended The Univesity of South Carolina has officially identified and confirmed his daughter's death.

According to a statement released on Twitter by the father Mr. Seymour Josephson, Samantha Josephson, 21, of Robbinsville, was reported missing to Columbia police early Friday morning after they could not make contact with her and became worried for her well-being.

According to a published report by NJ101.5, police posted an image of Josephson talking on the phone standing on a sidewalk and a picture of a black Chevrolet Impala she was seen getting into.

The following is a statement posted on Twitter by Mr. Seymour: " It is with tremendous sadness and of a broken heart that I post this! I will miss and love my baby girl for the rest of my life. Samantha is no longer with us, but she will not be forgotten. It is extremely hard to write this and post it, but I love her with all my heart. I could continue to write about her, but it kills me. I sit here and cry while looking at the picture and write this".

According to published reports in South Caroline Newspapers, Samantha was a senior political science major at USC and was going to attend Drexel law school.

There is no official word on what caused Josephson death.