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Son Of Lowcountry Politico Murdered

A SAD DAY IN THE HOLY CITY …  Patrick Moffly – the 23-year-old son of former Charleston County, S.C. school board member Elizabeth Moffly – was shot and killed in the Holy City on Friday afternoon. Moffly’s death has been ruled a homicide – and the city of Charleston, S.C….

A SAD DAY IN THE HOLY CITY … 

Patrick Moffly – the 23-year-old son of former Charleston County, S.C. school board member Elizabeth Moffly – was shot and killed in the Holy City on Friday afternoon.

Moffly’s death has been ruled a homicide – and the city of Charleston, S.C. police department is conducting an investigation into what happened.  So far, no details of that probe have been released – other than Moffly is alleged to have known the individual who shot him.

Moffly – a well-known area surfer and skateboarder from Awendaw, S.C. – was found at 97 Smith Street in downtown Charleston at around 4:00 p.m. EST.  He was transferred to the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) hospital where he succumbed to his wounds following emergency surgery.

Elizabeth Moffly mounted unsuccessful bids for the GOP superintendent of education post (in 2010 and 2014) and for South Carolina’s first congressional district (in 2013).

Our thoughts and prayers go out to her – and to all of Patrick Moffly’s friends and family.

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44 comments

K.Mann March 5, 2016 at 10:01 pm

This is tragic. My deepest condolences to the sniffly family.

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Oldcharleston March 5, 2016 at 10:10 pm

Drugs and money owed played a major part in this unfortunately. Hope they catch the shooter

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stumpknocker March 5, 2016 at 10:25 pm

thank you for sullying his name. somebody had to be the asshole to say it.

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olejaqke March 6, 2016 at 9:44 am

run with dogs, get fleas

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You will not know March 6, 2016 at 12:38 pm

Appears you scratching your own fleas. Run with dogs get tired. Lay with dogs you get fleas. That is how that played line goes. You know something tell police when you done scratching.

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You will not know March 6, 2016 at 12:35 pm

You don’t know this to be true. And if you do shame on you.

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Accuracyplease March 6, 2016 at 2:33 pm

Why shame on anyone if they’re reporting the truth?

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Mitchel March 6, 2016 at 2:46 pm

“If, If, If If.” That is your problem. “If” you don’t know and even if it proves to be true , at the time of your post, were simply defiling the name of a young man that left this world too soon.

I don’t know about his character, but you are a low down bastard.

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Accuracyplease March 6, 2016 at 2:50 pm

You seem a little too vested in protecting something.

You will not know March 6, 2016 at 4:26 pm

You need to change your name! Accuracy is not in your wheelhouse. And you imply things you have no idea about. Idiot #2

Accuracyplease March 6, 2016 at 4:52 pm

Accuracy is: you want me to change my name. But I don’t ‘need to’ so there’s that.

You will not know March 6, 2016 at 4:39 pm

You are just stupid I think! Now this person is protecting something. Do you have a job or something else to do besides pontificate about everyone’s thoughts,

Accuracyplease March 6, 2016 at 4:51 pm

If the forums upset you so, don’t read ’em.

Jackson March 7, 2016 at 6:57 am

Yes, I am really invested in facts and the truth. I dislike libelous comments about non-public people. It is cowardly.

Accuracyplease March 7, 2016 at 10:03 am

Maybe not post until you understand what libel is and isn’t? How’s that!

You will not know March 6, 2016 at 4:16 pm

And the truth comes from these forums????
The chicken/coward has probably not known truth ever.
Not the way it is done accuracy please!!!
If you want accurate wait till the accurate story is told. You not too bright either. blacklivessplatter is your accurate source? Yo sizzle’ really???

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Accuracyplease March 6, 2016 at 4:25 pm

Here’s what you don’t know.

Prosecutors and the police pay attention to the comments for one reason only: They yield clues.

There is at least one fairly famous kidnap-rape-murder that was solved (guy got the death penalty) due to reader comments.

When the verdict was read and the scum taken away, the DA held a press conference – and publicly thanked the people who commented on the case – giving full credit to the person who provided the tip that broke the case, right then and there.

The DA didn’t have to do that, but since the comment helped them convict the guy the DA said he wanted to give credit where it was due.

So here’s a thought: Consider holding your opinion on matters in which you have no clue.

You will not know March 6, 2016 at 4:37 pm

More blather from a genius. On one hand you praise this forum for all it can do to assist police. Then you trample 1st amendment. Can’t have it both ways. Is that your only thought. I can have no opinion and you know I have no clue!!!!!
Not the brightest bulb in your place. How about you take your own advice and hold off there skippy.

Accuracyplease March 6, 2016 at 4:53 pm

Suggesting someone not talk until they know what they’re talking about isn’t “trampling” anyone’s First Amendment right to appear as a moron. I only suggested doing so to save time. Is English not your first language?

You will not know March 6, 2016 at 4:23 pm

Well you don’t get either if you kill someone, people seem to forget CHARACTER IS WHO YOU ARE. REPUTATION IS ONLY WHAT OTHERS THINK ABOUT YOU. If you know drugs and money owed is the cause then you know information police need!! Hard you been to Lockwood to let the police know what you know.

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blacklivessplatter March 6, 2016 at 1:21 am

sum nigga put a cap in iz azz . yo shizzle

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B wong March 6, 2016 at 6:57 am

Disgusting comment. May God forgive you and may He bring comfort to the Moffly family

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You will not know March 6, 2016 at 12:23 pm

You ignorant fool!!! blacklivessplatter. Bet you really think your comment is cool and you puff up chest. Bet you quit school, therefore jealous of that, he has a daddy, bet you don’t even know yours or don’t go see him in prison. Your momma or grandmama did not do you any good if they raised you. Yo sizzle. Black on black crime is the reason yo kind splatter. Idiot you posting from jail?

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You will not know March 6, 2016 at 12:34 pm

You ignorant fool!!
blacklivessplatter you rage like that because of jealously. He had a dad, you probably don’t know yours or he is in prison, you could not get into college because you quit in middle school. Your comment you think is so cool!!!! Puff up your chest dummy. Black on black crime is reason for the cap in iz azz, comment as that is your choice of solving beef. Now get someone to read this to you as I used real words. yo sizzle

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You will not know March 6, 2016 at 4:10 pm

There is this thuggish lifestyle that some have. There is nothing good coming out of hate crimes. So if the white boy owed money according to blacklivessplatter this is the Justice! Killing is wrong and because no doubt the killer has a long rap sheet and is at this time hiding under bed at grandmas house. That is what they do. Show the now dead young man who is boss!!!!! Then run and hide. Where is your pride in what you did. This is act of a coward.

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Hap March 6, 2016 at 2:12 am

The piggish comments not withstanding, I am sure most people feel for the Moffly family. The loss of a family member brings intense sadness and grief. I would like to express my condolences.

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Accuracyplease March 6, 2016 at 2:36 pm

Likely the roommates who said they were upstairs when the shooting happened, will be able to help. But as the police say it wasn’t random…truth is most people know their killers. They just weren’t expecting to be killed. Drugs or a girl is usually the focal point, at this age.

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You will not know March 6, 2016 at 4:20 pm

Not true according to real stats!! You want accuracy but have already decided the killer was known, the roommates know something and it was girl or drugs. Really!! Where did you get that info? Watching too much ID channel.

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Stranger vs Non-Stranger March 6, 2016 at 5:46 pm

From 1993 to 2008, among homicides reported to the FBI for which the
victim-offender relationship was known, between 21% and 27% of homicides were
committed by strangers and between 73% and 79% were committed by offenders known
to the victims.
http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=4557

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euwe max March 6, 2016 at 8:13 pm

…and in other news, Republicans are still scum.

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Mark March 6, 2016 at 8:36 pm

And you are still a bore.

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euwe max March 7, 2016 at 12:41 am

Republicans value scum over bores.

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Mark March 7, 2016 at 6:54 am

Bores may also be scum. And they often are.

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euwe max March 7, 2016 at 5:52 pm

Yes, Republicans have both qualities.

Squishy123 March 7, 2016 at 10:53 am

Yet most murderers in this state are Democrats.

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Flip March 7, 2016 at 2:32 pm

Like you?

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euwe max March 7, 2016 at 5:55 pm

How could that be?

Remnants of the Dixiecrats?

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Squishy123 March 7, 2016 at 10:54 am

It doesn’t sound like society lost that much, I don’t recall much need for a millennial slacker who’s good at surfing and skateboarding.

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Jennifer zullo March 12, 2016 at 12:10 am

Excuse me asshole, but he wasn’t a slacker. He was a hard working kid in school. I worked on his fathers property and I can guarantee, that boy worked harder than almost anyone I know. Almost ever day he was fixing something, mowing grass, or bush hogging fields. He was an amazing person who would’ve befriended anyone. He didn’t always make the best decisions, but he had an amazing heart. Don’t talk shit about someone you don’t know.

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Rhonda Johnson Tockmakis March 7, 2016 at 12:11 pm

Some of you are nothing but trash. Defaming someone’s child, someone’s brother. STOP IT!
I knew Patrick from previous years ago at the horse shows with his family. He was a happy go getter even back then riding his dirt bike around and helping in any way he could. This family is s tight knit family who took vacations together even when their children were in their 20’s which is very uncharacteristic for most families with adult children. David and Elizabeth are loving and compassionate people. Their whole family is the picture of love. I have such heartache for David, Elizabeth, Andrew and Bridgett. My God be with you.

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Detonite News March 7, 2016 at 11:19 pm

And Sarah =)

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Rhonda Johnson Tockmakis March 7, 2016 at 11:46 pm

Yes of course Sarah.

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Detonite News March 7, 2016 at 11:18 pm

Thanks for not making this into an ugly story. Poor Elizabeth is devastated. Can’t imagine burying a child, especially one that was taken this way.

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