Pima County Sheriff's Department

1750 E. Benson Highway
Tucson, AZ 85714
(520) 351-4600
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Press Release

Hacked Facebook Account Investigated

Sent on 6/28/2014 5:52:38 PM

Chief Deputy Chris Nanos advises on June 28, 2014, at approximately 9:00 a.m., the Sheriff’s Department began receiving information about someone confessing to the death of 13-year-old Maribel Gonzales on Facebook. Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives located the source of the Facebook posts. The Facebook account belonged to a 13-year-old female, who denied making the posts. During the course of their investigation, Homicide detectives learned the 13-year-old female’s Facebook account had been hacked. Someone was posting information about the death of Ms. Gonzales on her account. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call 9-1-1 or 88-CRIME

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