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Beaufort News

Mystery woman identified; tells police conflicting stories

A woman found sobbing and hysterical at the counter of the Port Royal Hardee’s on Monday has been identified by law enforcement. She initially told the woman who helped her and investigators that she had been kidnapped and sexually assaulted, but Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office investigators believe the story is unfounded.

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Andrea and Emma Dewey steadily recovering from fatal crash

Almost two and a half months after suffering severe injuries in a car crash that claimed the life of their friend Grace Sulak, 14, Andrea and Emma Dewey are making good progress in their recoveries. During an interview at the Deweys' Bluffton home on July 19, 2016, Emma, also 14, said she is eager to start running again for cross country and track, a passion she shared with Sulak. Andrea Dewey offered words to the person responsible for the crash: Do the right thing and turn yourself in.
Josh Mitelman jmitelman@islandpacket.com
Andrea and Emma Dewey steadily recovering from fatal crash 1:13

Andrea and Emma Dewey steadily recovering from fatal crash

BCSO: Skeletal remains may be missing man Connor Pace 1:05

BCSO: Skeletal remains may be missing man Connor Pace

Men captured on video stealing luxury car from Okatie dealership 0:38

Men captured on video stealing luxury car from Okatie dealership

Auto shop owner narrates robbery attempt: Panic button 'probably saved me' 1:56

Auto shop owner narrates robbery attempt: Panic button 'probably saved me'