Murdered: Silene Eaddy
Murdered

Silene Eaddy

A 15 year old girl is found beaten and burned to death

Last updated: November 18, 2021

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Murdered

Last updated November 18, 2021

Silene Eaddy

A 15 year old girl is found beaten and burned to death

  • Columbia, SC
  1. Date of Death:April 17, 2004
  2. Age at Incident:January 1, 1970
  1. Race:African-American / Black
  2. Gender:Female

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In 2004, Silene Eaddy, also known as Erica, was 15 years old and living in Columbia, South Carolina with her family. Silene’s mother, Brenda McCoy, had adopted her at the age of five after fostering her for two years.

Brenda remembered Silene in her early years fondly, “She would try to do things for you. She would try to cook and she would have her little brother dress up in a suit and meet you at the door.” Mary Revels,...

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General Location Of Silene's Body

Columbia, SC

Firefighters responding to a brush fire noticed a young girl's body.