Tiffany Marie Souers

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Tiffany Marie Souers (1986 - May 26, 2006) was a Junior Civil Engineering major at Clemson University. On the afternoon of May 26, 2006, she was found dead in her apartment at The Reserve in Central [1]. A former roomate returning a key discovered Souers' death[2]. Friends say that Souers was dropped off at her apartment around 11:30 PM on the 25th [3]. Police reports indicate that Souers was strangled with a bikini top, estimating time of death around 1:30 am on the 26th. There was no sign of forced entry at the apartment, and no other signs of trauma to Souers's body [4][5]. Investigators have used Souers's computer and Facebook profile to search for leads in the case, searching for evidence of contact with other persons and attempting to establish a timeline of events [6].

Souers was enrolled in summer school at Clemson [7]. Strong in physics and math, she was doing well academically, and was active with a local charity in Easley. She was scheduled to have an internship in Denver in July [8]. A member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, Souers had many friends in the civil engineering department, and was friends with several members of the football team [9]. She was the oldest of three children, and graduated from Villa Duchesne High School in Frontenac, Missouri, in 2004. In Christmas 2005, she was the maid of honor of the Veiled Prophet Ball, a debutante event in St. Louis [10].

Jerry Buck Inman has been convected of Souer's murder, on April 22, 2009 was sentenced to death .[11]


References[edit]

  1. ^  Alongi, Paul. "Police: No Sign of Forced Entry in Clemson Slaying". The Greenville News. May 29, 2006. Accessed June 1, 2006.
  2. ^  "Clemson Student Strangled". The Greenville News. May 27, 2006. Accessed June 1, 2006.
  3. ^  "Computer May Be Key To Finding Clemson Student's Killer". WYFF4.com. May 29, 2006. Accessed June 1, 2006.
  4. ^  "New Details in Clemson Student Murder" Fox21.com. May 31, 2006. Accessed June 1, 2006.
  5. ^  "Souers Slaying Suspect Captured In Tennessee" WYFF4.com. June 7, 2006. Accessed July 19, 2006.

External Links[edit]

  1. "Authorities Await DNA Profile On Souers' Killer". Fox21.com. June 1, 2006. Accessed June 2, 2006.
  2. "Authorities Release Information About Suspect and Car". Fox21.com. June 2, 2006. Accessed June 2, 2006.
  3. "Detectives Have Picture of 'Likely Suspect' In Tiffany Souers' Murder Case". Fox21.com. June 2, 2006. Accessed June 2, 2006.
  4. Edmonds, Lindsay. "Central man charged in sexual assault". The Greenville News. June 1, 2006. Accessed June 1, 2006.
  5. Gillerman, Margaret. "Mourners remember, celebrate Souers' life". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. June 2, 2006. Accessed June 2, 2006.
  6. Howle, Julie and Brooks, Jean. "Police Search for SUV in Souers Case, Enhance Photo of Suspect". The Greenville News. June 2, 2006. Accessed June 2, 2006.
  7. Jordan, Jacob. "Clemson Slaying". Associated Press. May 31, 2006. Accessed June 1, 2006.
  8. "Man Finds a Photo ID Belonging to Tiffany Souers". Fox21.com. June 2, 2006. Accessed June 2, 2006.
  9. "Police Release Photos Of Suspect In Clemson Strangulation". WYFF4.com. June 2, 2006. Accessed June 2, 2006.
  10. Simon, Anna and Howle, Julie. "Two Other Unsolved Clemson Slayings Haunt Investigators". The Greenville News. May 31, 2006. Accessed June 1, 2006.
  11. "Tiffany's Family Receives Phone Call From Parents of Murdered Clemson Student". Fox21.com. June 1, 2006. Accessed June 2, 2006.
  12. "Tiffany Souers Blog Coverage". Rapid Eye Reality