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By Phil Helsel
On Thursday, investigators carried out land searches to find a suspect in the kidnapping and death of a 1
Lumberton Junior High School students will wear purple on Friday to remember Hania Aguilar, whose body was found to have been found in a body of water on Tuesday, more than three weeks after she was abducted outside her home.
"The wonderful memories of the chanic smile, their laughter, funny conversations, friendly deeds and funny times are not taken away by this senseless act of violence," said director SaVon F. Maultsby at a press conference on Thursday.
Preliminary tests show The corpse was found around 4:45 pm Tuesday, just outside Wire Grass Street in Robeson County, in an off-road area, it's Hania's – but dental comparisons will confirm identification, officials said Wednesday.
Hania was abducted from her home at the Rosewood Mobile Home Park in Lumberton, on the morning of November 5, minutes before her family took her to a bus stop, officials said.
Witnesses said they had one Scream heard and a black-clad man with a yellow bandana over her face forces her into the company car of a family member eds and drive off. Hania had gone outside to wait for the rest of the family, got the key to the SUV, and started the vehicle before she was taken, her sister said. The vehicle was found in some woods on 8 November, officials said.
The investigators have no interested person in the case and no arrests were made, but the FBI and the police The FBI continued the investigation and on Thursday pursued the search for clues and carried out soil testing ,
"We will not stop – we will not stop until we find the responsible people and bring them to justice," said Lumberton police chief Michael McNeill said Wednesday. "We will not stop until we do that."
Meanwhile, students at the Lumberton Junior High held prayer vigils and posters, banners and other support shows during the search, and the district said it would be there to support them family in the coming weeks and months.
Maultsby thanked the police for the many hours they spent searching for Hania, and she called anyone who had information to call the authorities.
Kelvin Barnes, mathematics teacher The community has gone through hurricanes Matthew and Florence and has remained "Viking strong" and will survive this tragedy.
"Employees and students will always remember Hania and stay strong forever Viking," he said