Investigator fired after internal probe into Hania Aguilar case, sheriff says

The sheriff's office in North Carolina's Robeson County has fired an investigator following a probe into overlooked evidence that might have saved the life of 13-year-old Hania Noelia Aguilar.
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Transcript for Investigator fired after internal probe into Hania Aguilar case, sheriff says
When are writing first question share harness Wilkens about that DNA shake up he told us out right that big changes were on the way. Well tonight we're seeing that those changes began with the ousting the tune long time investigators. Tonight an internal investigation now coming to a close and so where the careers of two veteran detectives. Broad thinking on each year Byrne is Wilkins conforming to Eyewitness News that the internal investigation. Looked into how his deputies miss Dee any evidence back into recently teen. Wilkins immediately suspended major EP Thompson in investigator. But tonight both the rock the job Johnson he did in his resignation last week while make that are fired this morning nine. Wait by the Wilkins opened the investigation shortly after Robinson county DA Johnson Ritson this year sock hat DNA evidence that. Linked Michael Lee McClellan to which when he sixteen re. But they singled to follow up Allen is now charged in the kidnapping rape and murder of Heinz thank you block. Now the sheriff would release any further details on the internal investigation only a statement to read that you want to head over to our website at NBC eleven dot com. We're live in the fatal Eyewitness News senator Morgan Norwood ABC eleven Eyewitness News.

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