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175: Who Killed the Coed

The murder was so brutal—so violent—that detectives on the scene remarked that they’d never seen anything like it.

On the morning of September 7, 2012 Faith Hedgepeth’s roommate Karena Rosario found her dead in her bed in the apartment they shared near their college, UNC Chapel Hill. She’d been brutally beaten over the head with a liquor bottle and left to die. Nothing made sense. Faith was beloved at her school. Who would want her dead? Was this a random act of violence? Or, as police would quickly wonder, was it revenge?




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