Coroner’s officials have confirmed that the body of the young woman found hanged on Monday afternoon near the junction of the I-5 and Highway 126 is that of Bridgett Andrea Kennemore, a Newhall teen who had been missing since October 26.
Both homicide and coroner’s investigators agree that Kennemore committed suicide, but an exact date cannot be determined without extensive further investigation, explained Brian Elias, a spokesman for the Coroner’s office.
Kennemore, 18, was a student at Valencia High School and had last been seen getting off a bus in Castaic. She allegedly had a fight with a boyfriend before leaving the bus. For previous stories on her disappearance and the resulting search, click here and here.