Investigation into 15-year-old girl’s death ongoing


Guam – An investigation into a suspected homicide involving the death of a 15-year old girl is underway.

“On Saturday, June 16 at around 7:00am, detectives from GPD’s Criminal Investigation Division were activated to assume a death investigation at a home on Chalan Koda, Dededo,” stated GPD Spokesperson Sgt. Paul Tapao.

GMH nursing supervisor confirmed that Timmica Gange was brought to the Medical Examiner’s Office following the tragic discovery.

At this time GPD could not provide any additional information as detectives continue their investigation.

Tapao, however, did state that an autopsy has been scheduled for Monday.

This story is developing.


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Jolene Toves
Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.