NEWS

Richland County teen Sanaa Amenhotep died after being shot

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the official cause of death of
Richland County teen, Sanaa Amenhotep, whose body was recovered from a wooded
area in Leesville, Thursday.

Treveon Nelson

According to Fisher, an autopsy performed Friday confirmed that Miss
Amenhotep sustained multiple gunshot wounds. The autopsy concluded that the
gunshot wounds were the cause of Miss Amenhotep’s death, which has been ruled a homicide. A juvenile has been arrested in connection to the case and investigators are also searching for Treveon Nelson.

Sanaa Amenhotep, 15, of Columbia was abducted from Richland County prior to being
killed in Lexington County. Miss Amenhotep’s death is believed to have occurred on April 5. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the homicide.