COLUMBIA (WACH)- The search for missing 15-year-old Gabbiee Swainson continues.
Friday, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott held a news conference to discuss several cases the sheriff's department is working on namely drugs and weapons bust, investigators made, but soon the conference was taken over by reporters asking questions about the search and questions about the suspect, Freddie Grant. Lott revealed Grant is asking for a gag order in the case. So far, Grant is refusing to discuss the case with investigators.
The accompanying video are Lott's comments from Friday, August 31. The edits are made to remove reporter questions.