The Killing of a Muslim Teen in Virginia is Being Investigated as Road Rage, Police Say

Source: Time

By Ryan Kilpatrick
4:31 AM ET

Police in northern Virginia say they are investigating the killing of a Muslim teenager Sunday as an incident of road rage.

Fairfax County authorities said there is “no indication” that the death of 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen was a hate crime, the Washington Post reports.
Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, has been charged with her murder. The Associated Press reports that he has been denied bail pending a court appearance on July 19.

Nabra was walking back to her mosque from a nearby McDonald’s with a group of up to 15 friends when Martinez Torres, who was driving by, reportedly had an argument with one of the teens and then drove over the curb to scatter the crowd.

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Categories: America, The Muslim Times, USA

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