Many tips follow discovery of Ga. girl's body

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GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Authorities say they’re chasing down dozens of possible leads in the death of a 16-year-old Gainesville girl.

Hannah Truelove’s body was found in the woods behind her Gainesville apartment complex on Friday, and police are treating the death as a homicide.

Hall County sheriff’s Sgt. Kiley Sargent told The Times of Gainesville that the department has received at least 50 calls about the case.

Police have said that Truelove received injuries that “were indicative that she died from a violent death.” Autopsy results haven’t been released.

Sargent has said that authorities don’t believe it was a random assault and have information that Truelove may have known her attacker.

Funeral services for Truelove are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at Timber Ridge Baptist Church.

 
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