Slain teen's father says authorities have suspects

by: Sophia Choi Updated:

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HALL COUNTY, Ga. - Hall County investigators said they’re closer to solving the case of a slain Gainesville High School student.

A neighbor found Hannah Truelove’s body down a path behind a dog park at the Lake Lanier Club apartments off Dawsonville Highway in Gainesville where she lived. 
 
Since her death in August, investigators said they’ve interviewed Truelove’s friends and neighbors, conducted numerous polygraph tests and collected a lot of evidence.  Investigators told Channel 2’s Sophia Choi they’re now waiting on some lab results before moving forward in this case.
 
“They say they just want to make sure they don’t do anything wrong, dot their ‘I’s,’ cross their ‘T’s,’ but they do have suspects,” Truelove’s father, Jeff, said.
 
He said he wants to make sure the case is still a top priority for investigators and for his community, and he’s pleading for justice.

“I just hope that whoever saw it, and I know more than one person saw it, will come forth,” said Truelove.
 
But in the weeks since his daughter’s death, the case has slipped the minds of many in the community. At the apartment complex where the teen lived, neighbors told Choi they’re moving on.  And at the teen’s school, students said it’s no longer the talk of campus. 

But the girl’s father said, “Everything I see, everything I do reminds me of her.  There’s hardly a minute that goes by that I don’t think about it.”