HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Horry County Detective King Hemingway was honored by the Horry County Police Department as the Criminal Investigations Division Employee of the Month in December for his contributions to solving a cold murder case.
On January 9, 2011, a body was found bound and deceased from a gunshot wound in the area of Norton Road and Lovett Lane in Green Sea. The body was later identified as Joseph Williamson.
Despite ongoing efforts, the case soon went cold and was assigned to Homicide Detective Hemingway.
According to a post on the Horry County Police Department Facebook,
Detective Hemingway's contributions were "particularly key in bringing closure to a case that had been cold for almost 7 years," the post continued.