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Major Break in Case of Virginia Tech Student's Murder.


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Morgan Dana HarringtonState and local investigators in Virginia have linked the unsolved murder of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington to an unsolved sexual assault that occurred nearly five years ago.”Forensic evidence recovered during the course of the Harrington investigation has confirmed the link to the City of Fairfax assault,” a Virginia State Police spokesman said.

Harrington, 20, of Roanoke, Va., went missing from the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville during a Metallica concert on the night of Oct. 17, 2009. Her skeletal remains were discovered more than three months later by the owner of a 700-acre farm in southern Albemarle County.

A police sketch of the suspect wanted in the murder of Harrington. He is described as a black male, 25 to 35 years old and approximately 6 feet tall with a medium build. Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact City of Fairfax Police Detective Mike Boone at 703-385-7959.

police sketch of suspect wanted in murder of Harrington

Harrington’s mother, Gil Harrington, has posted a warning on the Internet for the person responsible for her daughter’s death. “I created Morgan’s life force and birthed her. You destroyed that life and murdered her,” the message reads. “I felt her first faint fetal movements. You felt her final death rigors. I knew Morgan as an embryo. You knew her as a corpse. That corpse will not rest. Morgan wants justice. … A day of reckoning is coming!”

Anyone wishing to provide information about the Morgan Harrington case is encouraged to call the Virginia State Police at 434-352-3467. A reward of $150,041 is being offered for information that leads to a resolution of the Harrington case.

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