South Carolina sheriff’s office mulls possible link between Rex Heuermann, 2017 missing person's case

The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office says as of now, there is no direct evidence linking Heuermann to the case, but the office has contacted the FBI for help.

News 12 Staff

Sep 1, 2023, 2:37 AM

Updated 264 days ago

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News 12 spoke with a South Carolina sheriff’s office about the possible connection between Rex Heuermann and a missing persons case.
Investigators with the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office are looking into a possible connection between the accused Gilgo Beach killer and the 2017 disappearance of Julia Ann Bean.
Bean’s daughter says she remembers seeing her mother with a man who matches the description of Heuermann.
“Our understanding is that her daughter Cameron was the last one to have seen her on June 1, 2017,” says Dr. Mark Dordeaux, of the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office. “At that time, she was accompanying her mother to have her nails done at a salon in South Carolina. There was a male companion of Ms. Bean who was driving them. At this time, I understand the daughter gave them two tickets to her graduation, which was to occur the next evening June 2, 2017.”
The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office says as of now, there is no direct evidence linking Heuermann to the case, but the office has contacted the FBI for help.


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