Remains positively identified as missing Longwood student

Updated: Apr. 10, 2015 at 5:52 PM EDT
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SOUTHAMPTON, VA (WWBT) - The human remains that were found in Southampton County have positively been confirmed as belonging to 18-year-old Angelica "AJ" Hadsell. That's according to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The remains were found near the 34000 block of Smith's Ferry Road Thursday. Norfolk Police have not released the cause of death.

The Longwood freshman went missing on March 3 from her parents' home in Norfolk. There have been no arrests and police have not said if foul play is a factor. The investigation continues.

Chief of Police Michael Goldsmith and the dedicated members of the Norfolk Police Department express their deepest sympathies to the Hadsell family and thank the many federal, state, and local agencies that have assisted throughout the course of this investigation.

The Norfolk Police Department asks anyone with information regarding this case to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-562-5887, text "NORFOLK" and the tip information to CRIMES (274637), or submit a web tip at: Tipsters are never asked to provide their names or required to testify in court. Information leading to an arrest can be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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