COLUMBIA, S.C. (CBS) — The University of South Carolina has given a posthumous degree to a New Jersey woman who police say was killed by a man she thought was her Uber driver.
There was an empty seat with a cap and gown, where Robbinsville, New Jersey native Samantha Josephson would have been sitting during Saturday’s graduation ceremony.READ MORE: New Jersey Offers Cash To Get Workers Training, Small Business Jobs
In March, Josephson was killed after she got into what she believed was an Uber she ordered. Police say it wasn’t, and that Nathaniel Rowland allegedly stabbed and killed her.READ MORE: Evesham Township Police Searching For Suspect Accused Of Hitting Officer With Stolen Truck Philadelphia Flower Show Set For Return To South Philly's FDR Park In 2022
After Josephson’s death, South Carolina lawmakers passed a bill that requires Uber and Lyft drivers to display illuminated lights in their vehicles.