Update: Name of 14-year-old girl killed in Kanawha County released

West Virginia

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KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) Update 12:02 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16: The name of the homicide victim has been released by the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

KCSO deputies say Da’nija L. Miller, 14, of Charleston, was the victim of a shooting on Sunday.

KCSO says will have more out this afternoon.

A Kanawha County School spokesperson says Miller was a student at Capital High School. She was a freshman.

Additional school counselors and student support personnel were available at Capital High School, West Side Middle School and Piedmont Elementary today to support students and staff.

This is a developing story, and we will continue to update it on WOWKTV.com, the WOWK 13 News App, and on 13 News on air.


CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – A homicide investigation is underway after a suspected juvenile girl at the Charleston Area Medical Center was pronounced dead Sunday.

Officers say multiple people of interest have been detained and are searching through the woods for the suspect.

Both Kanawha County Sheriff and West Virginia State Police are on scene and investigating

This is a developing story, and we will continue to update it on WOWKTV.com, the WOWK 13 News App, and on 13 News on air.

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