Embed Code Copied

Feb 15, 2016 7:46 PM

Popular app among teens tied to 13-year-old's murder in Virginia - How parents can disable


CHANGING FAMILIES - The anonymous messaging app Kik, popular with teens, is suspected to be involved in a 13 year old Virginia girl's murder.

Police say the body of Nicole Lovell, 13, was found three days after she snuck out of her home Jan. 27. Lovell’s mother said her daughter likely connected with the suspects online. Lovell allegedly told friends she used the Kik app to communicate with an 18 year old man. Police have arrested two Virginia Tech students in connection with her stabbing death.

The Kik app is used by over 40-percent of U.S teens gives user anonymous profiles. Kik has no way of verifying the age of its users. Parents can disable the app. Click here for instructions.

--  Dealing with the Disease of Addiction? Click here for help --



Must Read on NH1.com

Concord, NH
Broken Clouds 38°
5pm 39°
6pm 38°
7pm 37°
8pm 37°


N.H. DollarSaver

 Monday, 1:30 p.m. - White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer



NH1 on Facebook

Download NH1 App

NH1 on Twitter

Check out NH1 News Rail Polls on LockerDome on LockerDome