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Name of 14-Year-Old Gunshot Victim Released

The 14-year-old girl who was found dead with one gunshot wound to her body Sunday was identified Wednesday by St. Thomas police as Hailea Murrell of Estate Anna’s Retreat.
The girl was found at about 9:20 p.m. Sunday. The weapon police believe caused the fatal gunshot was found next to her body, police said.
St. Thomas/St. John Chief of Detectives Lt. Milton A. Petersen Sr. said the investigation into this case is ongoing.
“Once the investigators are confident they have arrived at determination based on the facts, along with the medical examiners report and findings, we will be able to say with confidence what actually happened to the young lady on that fateful day," Petersen said.
Anyone with information on this case can call detectives at 715-5522, 714-9834 or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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The 14-year-old girl who was found dead with one gunshot wound to her body Sunday was identified Wednesday by St. Thomas police as Hailea Murrell of Estate Anna's Retreat.
The girl was found at about 9:20 p.m. Sunday. The weapon police believe caused the fatal gunshot was found next to her body, police said.
St. Thomas/St. John Chief of Detectives Lt. Milton A. Petersen Sr. said the investigation into this case is ongoing.
“Once the investigators are confident they have arrived at determination based on the facts, along with the medical examiners report and findings, we will be able to say with confidence what actually happened to the young lady on that fateful day," Petersen said.
Anyone with information on this case can call detectives at 715-5522, 714-9834 or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-TIPS.