Thousands of members of Washington D.C.'s Muslim community attended the funeral of Nabra Hassanen, 17, on Wednesday.Hassanen, a Muslim-American teenager was murdered early Sunday morning in what investigators calle...
Mourners packed a mosque in Sterling, Va., Wednesday for the funeral of Nabra Hassanen. The 17-year-old was killed early Sunday as she returned to the mosque after a pre-dawn meal with friends.
About 5,000 mourners attend Virginia funeral of Muslim teenager – deemed to have died in road rage beating, but feared to have been targeted for her religion
Nabra Hassanen, 17, was remembered as a shining example of kindness and openness during the services.
Islamic leaders are questioning Virginia detectives' insistence that the beating death of a teenage Muslim girl appears to have been a case of road rage, saying the attack looks all too much like a hate crime.
Police say the motive behind the murder of Nabra Hassanen, 17, was road rage.
As many as 5,000 people attended the funeral to remember Nabra Hassanen, a 17-year-old girl who was beaten to death early Sunday as she walked home after an all-night prayer session at a mosque.
Whether a mourner in a black robe at a mosque or a football mother in a T-shirt and shorts at a community vigil, reaction to 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen's death carried a common refrain: That could have been my daughter.