Slain 12-Year-Old Md. Girl Was Stabbed to Death

View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print

    NEWSLETTERS

    Jessica Nguyen

    A girl found dead in Gaithersburg, Md., last week was stabbed in her home, authorities said.

    Jessica Nguyen, 12, was found dead in a home in the 700 block of Ravens Avenue May 31. Her death initially was investigated as suspicious but was elevated to a homicide investigation when trauma to her upper body was found.

    Police still haven’t said how long her body was in the home before she was discovered.

    Classmates Visit Home of Slain 12-Year-Old

    [DC] Classmates Visit Home of Slain 12-Year-Old
    Classmates and investigators returned to the Gaithersburg, Md., home where a 12-year-old girl was found dead Tuesday night.

    Jessica was a sixth-grade student at Gaithersburg Middle School, The Associated Press reported. Neighbors told NBC Washington that a husband and wife and their young daughter lived inside the home along with an aunt, who also had a daughter, and a grandmother. 

    No suspect information has been released, but a Montgomery County police spokesman said they interviewed family, friends and neighbors.

    Public Safety Questioned After Child's Murder

    [DC] Public Safety Questioned After Child's Murder
    Montgomery County investigators are still looking for clues in the home where a 12-year-old Gaithersburg, Md., girl was found murdered.