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  • A South Carolina man has been sentenced to life in prison for abducting and murdering the woman who mistook his car for her Uber ride in 2019. A jury on Tuesday found Nathaniel Rowland guilty in the death of 21-year-old Samantha Josephson. The University of South Carolina student disappeared in March 2019. Her body was found less than a day later in remote woods. Prosecutors said Rowland had trapped Josephson in the car with childproof locks that could only be opened from the outside and then stabbed her more than 100 times. Defense attorneys argued that none of Rowland's DNA was found on the victim.
  • The defense has rested without calling any witnesses in the murder trial of a man accused of killing a South Carolina college student who mistakenly got into what she thought was her Uber ride. The jury in Nathaniel Rowland's trial will hear closing arguments Tuesday. Rowland faces up to life in prison if he is convicted of kidnapping and murder in the March 2019 killing of 21-year-old Samantha Josephson.