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Missing Victorville teen girl found dead in abandoned car

Genevieve Brinson missing Victorville California teen girl found dead in abandoned car. Had been living in vehicle with friend. Autopsy to determine manner and cause of death.
A California teen girl reported missing in February was found dead, her body recovered in an abandoned vehicle in Victorville.

Genevieve Brinson of Victorville was reported missing on February 25. On March 7, the Victorville Sheriff’s Department received a report of a possibly deceased person inside a vehicle in a field near a Home Depot in Victorville, which is about 80 miles northeast of Los Angeles.

Responding officers located the body of a juvenile female in the car. According to the report, Sheriff’s Deputy Coroner Investigator R. London reported to the scene.

‘London obtained a fingerprint from the body and worked with Sheriff’s fingerprint examiners to determine the identification of the decedent,’ the sheriff’s department said in a news release obtained by VVNG. ‘The female was positively identified as 14-year-old Genevieve Brinson.’

Authorities are working to determine the cause and manner of death. VNNG reports that investigators have determined that Brinson had been living in that car with a friend, who has not been identified. It remained unclear how the pair came to be living at the abandoned automobile.Read the full article here ▶