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Details of River Road Investigation Released

Post Date:05/14/2020 10:31 AM

News Release 

May 14, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. 

The Wilmington Police Department has completed its investigation into the discovery of Paige Escalera's Dodge Dart.  

Due to the large amount of media interest in this case, and the inability to accommodate large groups during the COVID-19 pandemic, the department has filmed a virtual press conference that can be accessed using this link: https://youtu.be/3YivhWtaKNA. Click here to download the written version: Remarks

In the video, investigators provide all available details on the missing persons investigation, the wreck, and the 911 call placed on April 15, including photos and an animated recreation of the crash.

We thank you for your patience as both the WPD Traffic Unit and Criminal Investigation Division worked tirelessly to find accurate and complete answers so that these two grieving families may have closure. Our thoughts are with them during this time.

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