- Jan 13, 2020
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A 14-year-old boy is in custody on second-degree murder charges in the death of Tristyn Bailey, St. Johns County Sheriff Robert Hardwick said.
On Monday morning, multiple crime scenes, including two residences, could be seen marked off with yellow police tape across the quiet residential community, which Hardwick said had been essential in providing information leading to the arrest.
"This community helped solve the case, this community," Hardwick said. "This community went to work. ... We saw moms and families out walking the woodline in clothes like church clothes yesterday."
Tristyn Bailey case: St. Johns County teen reported missing, later found dead; 14-year-old boy charged with murder in her death
Several events to honor the memory of Tristyn Bailey, the St. Johns County teen who was found dead on Mother’s Day, are taking place Friday and Saturday.
I'll bet she got tired of the nerdAn arrest has been made in connection to the death of 13-year-old Tristyn Bailey, Sheriff Robert Hardwick of the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday.
Aiden Fucci, 14, is in custody and is facing a second-degree murder charge, the sheriff’s office announced during a news conference.
Hardwick confirmed that Tristyn’s body was found by a resident Sunday in a wooded area.
St. Johns County Sheriff Robert Hardwick announced Monday that the body found in the woods just after 6 p.m. Sunday is that of Tristyn Bailey, and a fellow student at her school was arrested and charged with her murder.