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Police Say Road Rage Led To Killing Of Muslim Girl In Virginia

There's no indication so far that Darwin Martinez Torres was motivated by race or religion, according to authorities. But Nabra Hassanen's father believes she was targeted because she was Muslim.

Police in Virginia's Fairfax County say that preliminary investigation suggests that road rage, rather than racial or religious hatred, led to the killing of 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen.

"It appears the suspect became so enraged over this traffic argument that it escalated into deadly violence," Julie Parker, director of public affairs for the Fairfax police, said at a news conference Monday evening.

Nabra went missing early

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