Over the past three decades there have been numerous murder cases in Aiken County that come across the desks of investigators, and Aiken Standard is working on a series that will look into these cases that have never reached a conclusion.
Here are the first five of these local murder cases that area law enforcement has been unable to crack:
Ann Fox Smith
Ann Fox Smith was a special education and hearing impaired teacher at Kennedy Middle School, and she was a loving mother to three children – two sons and a daughter.
Smith, 47, was found stabbed to death inside her Whitney Drive home on April 25, 2008. Her co-workers found her body after she did not show up for work, according to the report.
Investigators with the Aiken Department of Public Safety searched the house and in 2008 they claimed they couldn’t find a weapon or signs of a forced entry.
Now, more than