A mom used technology to help track her missing daughter. According to the Dallas News, 18-year-old Zoe Hastings went missing on October 11, 2015 and her parents began to worry. They tried to contact her and got no response. That’s when they stayed up all night and learned how to track her location using the “Find My Phone” app on her phone.
They followed the location and found the teen’s body outside her family’s minivan at a creek near her church. By then, authorities had arrived and the parents knew something was wrong. She had been sexually assaulted, stabbed and left for dead. According to authorities, the cause of death was “obvious homicidal violence.”
“They gave us the horrible news,” Cheryl Hastings, the victim’s mother, remembers during the trial. According to cellphone data, Hastings left home at 4:41 p.m. and returned the movie at 4:42 p.m. By 5:01 p.m., she was at the location where her