x
Breaking News
More () »

Man charged with first-degree murder in death of Faith Hedgepeth, 9 years later

Hedgepeth was last seen alive around 4 a.m. on Sept. 7, 2012, when her roommate left their apartment in Chapel Hill.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Nearly a decade after University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill student Faith Hedgepeth was found beaten to death in her off-campus apartment, a man was charged with first-degree murder in the case on Thursday.

Miguel Enrique Olivares is currently being held at Durham County Detention Facility.

For the latest breaking news, weather and traffic alerts, download the WCNC Charlotte mobile app.  

Hedgepeth was last seen alive around 4 a.m. on Sept. 7, 2012, when her roommate left their apartment at Hawthorne at the View on Old Durham Road in Chapel Hill.

Autopsy reports show she was beaten to death and sustained severe head injuries. At the time of her murder, she was a sophomore at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Click here to continue reading on WRAL.com 

ALSO ON WCNC CHARLOTTE: Alex Murdaugh surrenders to police for insurance fraud

ALSO ON WCNC CHARLOTTE: Kannapolis native to spend 3 days in space as part of all-civilian SpaceX crew

Wake Up Charlotte To Go is a daily news and weather podcast you can listen to so you can start your day with the team at Wake Up Charlotte
SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts || Spotify || Stitcher || TuneIn || Google Podcasts  

All of WCNC Charlotte's podcasts are free and available for both streaming and download. You can listen now on Android, iPhone, Amazon, and other internet-connected devices. Join us from North Carolina, South Carolina, or on the go anywhere.