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Nightmare in Columbia County (1991)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  10 December 1991 (USA)
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The recounting of a terrible crime that wracked a family and galvanized police in South Carolina in the 1980's.

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Sheriff Jim Metts
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Dawn Elizabeth Smith (as Jeri Lynn Ryan)
Michele Abrams ...
Shari Smith
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Asst. Sheriff McCarty
Linda Pierce ...
Hilda Smith
J. Don Ferguson ...
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Larry Gene Bell (as Butch Slade)
Joyce Leigh Bowden ...
Carol Metts (as Joyce Bowden)
Stephen Preusse ...
SLED Officer
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Scanlon
Michael Flippo ...
Command Post Deputy
Chuck Kinlaw ...
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Man at Depot (as Mark Miller)
Alan Sader ...
Prosecutor
Don Tilley ...
Man at Door
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The recounting of a terrible crime that wracked a family and galvanized police in South Carolina in the 1980's.

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Sheriff James R. Metts is the longest serving Republican elected official in South Carolina, having served since 1975. At the time, South Carolina was still mostly democratic. At the time of his first election, he was the youngest sheriff in the United States. Metts was suspended from office by South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley after being indicted on Federal corruption charges in 2014. See more »

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12 November 2002 | by (Lexington, South Carolina) – See all my reviews

I am from Lexington South Carolina where this story takes place. The movie is inaccurate by calling it Columbia County because it is not Columbia County it is Lexington County.. Columbia is just the largest city near by. This movie is a true story.. and its funny because it almost happened 20 years ago and it still is talked about and known today.. Kinda scary how things can be shaken up in a small town.


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