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Police release photo that could identify suspect in Faith Hedgepeth murder

Posted September 26, 2016 12:05 p.m. EDT
Updated August 4, 2018 5:31 p.m. EDT

— Officials with the Chapel Hill Police Department have released a composite sketch and report that they believe could help identify the man responsible for the 2012 murder of Faith Hedgepeth.

Hedgepeth was a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. On Sept. 7, 2012, friends found her body at her apartment at the Hawthorne on the View complex located at 5639 Old Chapel Hill Road.

Now, more than four years later, a "snapshot tool" created by Parabon NanoLabs has created a 3-D sketch of the suspect based on his DNA traits.

3-d composite sketch

Police are asking that anyone who recognizes the man's face call Crime Stoppers at 919-968-2834.