Northern Virginia teen killed after leaving mosque

Fairfax County police investigating


FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. – A missing teenager is dead and a 22 year-old main is facing murder charges in northern Virginia.

Fairfax County Police have charged Darwin Martinez Torres with murder after finding a body in a pond on Sunday afternoon.

Relatives and friends have identified the girl as 17 year-old Nabra Hassanen of Reston.

Hassanen was walking with friends from her local mosque when there was a dispute with a man in a nearby car.

Her friends ran off while she disappeared.

The killing took place during the month-long religious observance of Ramadan.

Police say they have not found any evidence to suggest this was a hate crime.