Journalists analyze more than six years worth of court data related to sexual offenses against minors. They find nearly 10,000 charges, but more than half were dismissed.
By: Samantha Kummerer, WMBF News
Childhoods stripped away too soon is a grim reality happening too often across South Carolina.
Nearly 10,000 charges of criminal sexual offenses involving minors were filed at courts throughout the state since 2013.
In a WMBF News investigation, six-and-a-half years’ worth of statewide court data were combed through. The discovery was not all charges led to the justice sought.
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