Suspected killer of student arrested nine years after she was beaten to death

Nearly a decade after 19-year-old Faith Danielle Hedgepeth was found dead in her off-campus apartment, her suspected killer has been arrested.

28-year-old Miguel Enrique Salguero-Olivares from Durham, North Carolina, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder of the 19-year-old University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student in 2012,

Assistant Chief of Police, Celisa Lehew who has led the investigation for six years, announced news of the arrest during a press briefing. Miguel is being held at the Durham County Detention Center without bond.

The assistant police chief said Miguel was not a suspect at the beginning of the investigation. Lehew said;

"Our agency has been committed to bringing justice to Faith and her family since the day of her murder.

"I am proud of all the people -- inside our department and in the many partner agencies that assisted us -- whose hard work made this result possible.

“This investigation is not complete. Our work is not done. While today’s arrest will not bring Faith back, we are not yet done getting answers for Faith’s family.Latest Post