This police booking photo obtained June 19, 2017 courtesy of the Fairfax Co Police, shows Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, charged with murdering 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen in Sterling, Virginia. "AFP PHOTO / Fairfax County Police "
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A morning of prayer and reflection in the holy month of Ramadan ended in tragedy when 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen left her mosque with friends for a predawn meal and was attacked with a baseball bat.Police said Martinez Torres appeared to be motivated by road rage, not religious hatred, after driving up to the teenagers along the road in suburban Washington.Police said an altercation began between Martinez Torres and a teenage boy in the group who was riding a bicycle.Martinez Torres drove onto a curb and the group scattered, Parker said.Police did not describe the second assault.The group of more than a dozen kids did not immediately realize Hassanen was missing. Once they did, they told security officials at the mosque, who contacted police.
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