COLUMBIA, S.C. (CBSNewYork) – The New Jersey student who was kidnapped and killed near the University of South Carolina will be getting a special honor.
University officials say they will be awarding Samantha Josephson with a posthumous degree.READ MORE: New York State Legislature Votes To Curb Gov. Cuomo's Emergency Powers
The South Jersey native was a political science major who had plans to attend law school in the fall.READ MORE: Brooklyn Mom Wants NYC Apartments Inspected Annually After Parts Of Ceiling Crash Down On 12-Year-Old Son
Police say Josephson mistakenly got into her killer’s car thinking it was her Uber vehicle.MORE NEWS: Immersive Public Art Installation Now On Display At Domino Park
The driver nathaniel rowland has been charged with her murder.