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Police trying to find teen's killer
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Police trying to find teen's killer

Police trying to find teen's killer

Police trying to find teen's killer

Authorities are trying to keep the murder of 16-year-old Gainesville High School in the public in hopes of finding her killer.

Sgt. Stephen Wilbanks with the Hall County Sheriff's Office tells WSB 16-year-old Hannah Truelove was found August 24th, in some woods behind Lake Lanier Club Apartments.  She had been stabbed to death.

"The Hannah Truelove investigation has not really reached a stand-still, but the information we've been receiving has dwindled so we want to renew interest in it," said Wilbanks.

Wilbanks says they're looking for a late 1990's or 2000's four-door passenger car, possibly a Chevrolet or Dodge that may have been in the area during the evening hours of August 23rd. The car is silver with substantial front end damage and a driver's door that is either white or a lighter shade of silver.

"We're confident that there is someone out there who knows something about this crime or has some information about this crime that will help us solve it," said Wilbanks.

Wilbanks says they still have not identified a suspect but they don't think that Truelove was being stalked.

"There were some initial concerns about a stalker due to some comments that she had put on Twitter.  Investigators followed up leads and information pertaining to that.  And it turns out  that that was not substantiated.  While we're certainly not ruling out that as a possibility, all the initial attention regarding a stalker appears to be unfounded," said Wilbanks.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Hall County Tip Line at 770-503-3232 or the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Tip Line at 800-597-8477.

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