WILMINGTON (WPVI) --Police in Wilmington, Delaware held a news conference on Friday to reiterate that charges have not yet been filed in the death of Amy Joyner-Francis.
Joyner-Francis was assaulted by three students in a girls' restroom at Howard High School of Technology in Wilmington on April 21st and died from her injuries.
"Unlike TV, these things absolutely do take time," said Wilmington Police Chief Bobby Cummings. "We are not in a position at this time to file charges."
He also said no weapons were used in the attack.
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He went on to detail the evidence that needs to be reviewed in a case such as this, including interviews, re-interviews, review of cellular data, electronic data and forensic medical reports.
"There are over 3,000 pages of printed data alone that must be painstakingly reviewed by the investigators on this case," said Cummings.
He added that investigators owe it to Joyner-Francis' family to base their investigation on facts, not rumors.
Three female students have been suspended for their alleged roles in the crime.
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