MURDERED: Faith Hedgepeth

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When 19-year-old college student Faith Hedgepeth is horrifically slain in her apartment after a night out clubbing, the local police are shockingly tight-lipped…until information starts flooding out and raising so many new questions.

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The Case

If you have any information about the murder of Faith Hedgepeth, please call the Chapel Hill Crimestoppers at 919-942-7515, or visit
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Faith Hedgepeth
Photo Found HERE

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Faith Hedgepeth
Photo Found HERE

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Faith Hedgepeth
Photo Found HERE

Listen to the full-length 911 call posted by the Murder Squad here.

Listen to the voicemail posted by Tom Gasparoli’s Pursuit Podcast here.

Faith Hedgepeth and Karena Rosario at the beach

Faith Hedgepeth & Karena Rosario
Photo Found HERE

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Eriq Takoy Jones
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Note written on bag found at crime scene

Note written on bag found at the crime scene
Photo Found HERE

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DNA composite sketch by Parabon-NanoLabs
Photo Found HERE

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