Lumberton police chief: ‘This is the outcome we all feared’

The FBI and Lumberton, North Carolina police confirm that a body found on Tuesday in Robeson County during their search for kidnapped 13-year-old Hania Noelia Aguilar has now been positively identified as Hania, missing since Nov. 5.
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The FBI and Lumberton, North Carolina police confirm that a body found on Tuesday in Robeson County during their search for kidnapped 13-year-old Hania Noelia Aguilar has now been positively identified as Hania, missing since Nov. 5.

News & Observer reporter Abbie Bennett is a charter member of the McClatchy Carolinas real-time team. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Journalism and has won awards for her investigative, politics and breaking news reporting.