It has been nearly four decades since the murder of Josephino “Joe the Barber” Bugarin and his killers still have not been caught.

The case is riddled with missing evidence and rumors of corruption behind the scenes.

Bugarin was leaving his barber shop for the day on Jan. 30, 1987, like any other day. But on that night, he was met with “one or more assailants” who hit him with a “blunt instrument” like a steel pipe and beat him to death, according to the former Goose Creek Chief Richard Ruonala.

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