Police Investigate Ga. Teen's Death As Homicide

(CBS/AP) GAINESVILLE, Ga. - Authorities say they are investigating the death of a Gainesville teen whose body was found in the woods behind her apartment complex as a homicide.

PICTURES: Ga. teen found dead

Sgt. Kiley Sargent with the Hall County Sheriff's Department said police are investigating the death as a homicide, due to discoveries that 16-year-old Hannah received injuries that "were indicative that she died from a violent death."

Truelove's body was found Friday night. Authorities don't believe it was a random assault and have information that the teen may have known her attacker, Sargent said.

Grief counselors were on hand at Gainesville High School, and a moment of silence was held for Hannah at the campus on Monday.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been assisting in the investigation. No other details were released.


631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 167738465 - wibw.com/a?a=167738465