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Cops release photos of 14-year-old boy wanted for questioning in Tessa Majors murder

New York police released photos Friday of a 14-year-old boy wanted for questioning in the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Tessa Majors in Upper Manhattan on December 11, asking for help from the public to find him.

Police have not called him a suspect but have been searching for him after a 13-year-old boy who has been charged in the case named him as one of three teens involved in the Barnard College freshman’s death, NBC New York reported.

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Police did not release the boy’s name.

The 14-year-old was reportedly on his way to meet with police on Monday when he jumped out of a car and fled, CrimeOnline previously reported. Sources told the New York Post that the boy is believed to be the one who stabbed Majors.

The 13-year-old, who has been charged with second-degree murder, reportedly confessed to what he said was initially a robbery that turned into a stabbing. He implicated two 14-year-olds: The second was taken into custody late last week and released because of lack of evidence. Investigators said at they time they were seeking to build a stronger case, CrimeOnline reported.

Majors was attacked in Morningside Park early in the evening on December 11. She was stabbed multiple times and pronounced dead at a hospital.

This is a developing story and all information is preliminary. CrimeOnline will provide further updates when more information is available.

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