Tucker Hipps' parents release statement after anniversary of son's death


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Tucker Hipps, a 19-year-old Clemson student fell from the Highway 93 bridge and died during a run with 26 fraternity pledges and three fraternity members from Sigma Phi Epsilon on September 22nd, 2014.

His parents, Cynthia and Gary Hipps released a statement through their attorney on Tuesday on the one-year anniversary of his unsolved death and there is a $20,000 reward from Crime Stoppers of Oconee County at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

"Late in the afternoon of September 22, 2014, our family received a phone call that would forever change our lives. Our only son, Tucker, had been found in the waters of Lake Hartwell, having mysteriously fallen from the bridge above during a mandatory pledge run at 5:30 that morning. We have spent the last year reeling, trying to understand that which can never be understood. Questions remain unanswered, yet there is still great hope that the truth will be revealed. The community has reached its arms out to embrace us and for that, we are most grateful. We would like to thank the people of this community for their unwavering support over the last year and for cherishing Tucker's memory.

On this most difficult day, we humbly ask that anyone who knows anything about the circumstances of September 22, 2014, or Tucker's death, to please contact law enforcement. In our hearts we believe that there are people in this community who either saw the boys running or on the bridge, or learned something later which may help law enforcement.

Any information is helpful, and it is never too late to aid in the investigation. Please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC or text your tip to 274637. Crime Stoppers of Oconee County is offering a reward of more than $20,000 for information which leads law enforcement to solving the ongoing investigation surrounding Tucker's."

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Campus Update: Tucker Hipps' parents release statement after anniversary of son's death
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This is heartbreaking. Such a desperate plea for something that could so easily be given.***
soywaker®
If you no so much
TigerGrad11
know****
TigerGrad11
Re: If you no so much
Timmie2
agreed***
TigerGrad11
So, you agree something doesn't make sense and somebody
soywaker®
Amen, Soy. Have a son or daughter, 11, & get back with us.
Rocky the Tiger®
Perhaps I was presumptuous in thinking
TigerGrad11
But nobody saw anything or knows anything.
Smiling Tiger®
No. They literally deserve to be shitt on.***
SwimminTiger®
If there are ones that are keeping quite that is
TigerGrad11
Quiet - not quite . . . There are 1 or 2 people that know
Rocky the Tiger®
Thanks professor
TigerGrad11
Re: If there are ones that are keeping quite that is
capskick
I dont see how it's careless, Sorry.
TigerGrad11
Re: Campus Update: Tucker Hipps' parents release statement after anniversary of son's death
98CU
not so hard to believe
tarheeledtiger
even if they do know, once they get all lawyered up...
Iwantthe80sback
Clemson should shut that frat down until people start talking...
greene
Shut down the entire Greek system.......
champs8487®
Clemson will never do that, for one reason:
grover173
I had not thought of that, but......
champs8487®
I read something yesterday that said that chapter of Sig Ep
clemsonsuzi®
Re: Clemson should shut that frat down until people start talking...
ChucktownTigertown®
Re: Clemson should shut that frat down until people start talking...
ChucktownTigertown®
Sadly the Clemson PD (city and campus) has a long history of
Obed®
in fairness to the CUPD, they do have REAL crime to fight
Tharealdonjuan
Don't forget.....
champs8487®
Yep! Campus police have to focus on those
T_I_P
Re: Yep! Campus police have to focus on those
tigermatt320
There's just no revenue to be generated by actually
CM Shack
Look at it this way...
TigerTown
EVERYONE WHO DRINKS IS GOING TO DIE.
SwimminTiger®
Re: EVERYONE WHO DRINKS IS GOING TO DIE.
Aikitiger
when I was at clemson from 98-02 some of the
casperasop1
Re: Look at it this way...
predators
Re: Look at it this way...
kyleh55
Ive jumped off that bridge a few times
Brady
Husain's murder was so awful
grover173
shameful it's gone on this long with no one talking but
Tigerfansince1972®
i doubt anyone saw them running
tarheeledtiger
There are only 2 things that could have happened
Neal in NC®
Re: There are only 2 things that could have happened
tarheeledtiger
I hope the ones that know what happened and refuse to tell
clemsonsuzi®
Amen !***
Rocky the Tiger®
The truth will come out. The guilt of this magnitude will
GrayBengal®
Re: I hope the ones that know what happened and refuse to tell
raginranger®
Very sad situation made worse
Felix2®
Re: Campus Update: Tucker Hipps' parents release statement after anniversary of son's death
palmetto75
So let's say he said walk on the bridge railing . . . and he
Rocky the Tiger®
Look. Most of us on Tigernet have crossed that bridge
GrayBengal®

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