Cold Cases

Cold Case Files

The Charleston Police Department is reinvestigating unsolved homicides, also known as "cold cases." This site is an attempt to reach out to the members of our community and develop leads and information that will aid in the identification, arrest, and prosecution of the person or persons responsible for these crimes.

Helping the Charleston Police Department

The Charleston Police Department is asking for your help in solving the city's unsolved homicides. The following is a synopsis of cold case homicides for the City of Charleston. If you have information that would assist us in solving these senseless deaths, please contact the Charleston Police Department using one of these options:

  • Call the Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch Center at 843-743-7200 and ask to speak to a Detective in the Charleston Police Department Violent Crimes Unit.
  • Complete the Cold Case Tip Form (PDF).
  • Call CrimeStoppers 843-554-1111. You may remain anonymous and possibly receive a cash reward.

Clifton Harris, Jr.

Damon Washington

Cleveland Richardson

John Jenkins