Police in Fairfax, Virginia found a body believed to be a 17-year-old girl who was abducted while walking from an IHOP restaurant to her mosque on Saturday night.
NBC Washington reported 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres was taken into custody after the remains were found in a pond on Sunday afternoon and charged with murder.
Witnesses say 17-year-old Nabra Hussein was with a group of teens from their mosque when they were accosted by a man in a red car who shouted insults at them. The man stopped his car and got out wielding a baseball bat and attacked Hussein before abducting her.
Hussein’s friends called police and they conducted an immediate search, but they were unable to locate the teenage girl.
Remains believed to be the girl’s were found in a pond at around 3 p.m. on Sunday after police saw a car driving erratically and pulled the driver over, only to take him into custody on suspicion of murder.
Police recovered a baseball bat believed to be the murder weapon from the area. A medical examiner’s certification will be necessary before police positively identify the body.
The number of hate crimes in the U.S., and fatalities resulting from them, has skyrocketed since Trump started his campaign for president, but have increased even more dramatically since he officially won the election.
After his hateful, prejudice campaign rhetoric, which has continued into his presidency, his name is being invoked by white school children and adults alike to bully and taunt those who are non white or non Christian.
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(Article By Jeremiah Jones)