Swainson's Father Blames Police for Disappearance

Alvin Thompson believes authorities should have acted more quickly


By Monique Williams

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) -- As the lone suspect in the Gabbie Swainson disappearance case, Freddie Grant, awaits sentencing on a federal ammunition charge, the father of the missing Midlands teenager says local authorities should have done more in the case of his daughter's suspected kidnapping.

Alvin Thompson spoke with ABC Columbia's Monique Williams shortly after a jury found Freddie Grant guilty of possessing federal ammunition.

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Hootie said on Thursday, Jan 17 at 10:08 AM

I disagree....Lott & the media (local/national) bombarbed the airwaves then and now.Opening one's home to such a man remains curious to me...a key to one's home??? Where was Thompson when the mother was having 'outsiders' in/out the residence? I have many questions - however, this child still remains missing or DEAD? so says the father????

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Tammy said on Tuesday, Jan 15 at 9:35 PM

I totally agree. So what is going on with her case now? Such a sad story for all involved. You can just tell he is guilty. I am praying for her family.

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