The Latest: Police: Muslim teen died of blunt force trauma

The Latest on the killing of a teenage girl after she and her friends left a mosque in northern Virginia (all times local):

6:45 p.m.

Authorities say a Muslim teen who disappeared while walking with her friends to her mosque died of blunt force trauma to the upper body.

Police in Virginia say “road rage” prompted the killing 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen. Police have charged 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres with murder. Police say they believe Martinez Torres acted alone and say they are not looking for other suspects.

The Fairfax County Police Department said they believe the killing was sparked by a fight Martinez Torres got into with a teenage boy on a bike. Police say Martinez Torres, who was armed with a baseball bat, later began chasing the group, caught up with Hassanen and attacked her.

Police say it appears that Martinez Torres was “so enraged over the traffic dispute…

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