Cheerleader Found Stabbed To Death In The Woods And A Teen Is Being Charged With Her Murder

The St. John’s County Sheriff’s Office released a statement explaining that Tristyn was found dead in the woods with her clothes on at around 6 p.m. on Mother’s Day.

A man living in the community sadly made the discovery that night after seeing the news that she was missing.

A 14-year-old boy was arrested and charged with second degree murder in connection to Tristyn’s case. Charges could be upgraded as the investigation into Tristyn’s murder continues.

Instagram; pictured above Tristyn holds balloons while celebrating her 13th birthday

Authorities have confirmed that he went to school with Tristyn, but they have not yet mentioned if they had any classes together.

They also confirmed that Tristyn’s cause of death was due to “sharp force trauma by stabbing.”

In a statement shared to Facebook 23 hours ago, the St. John’s County Sheriff’s Office said, “First, we want to thank each of you for your continued efforts by sending in tips to us.”

“We have gained valuable information and look into everything that is being sent.”

“There are a number of accounts however that are using this case to try to gain fame and followers. Please know that these individuals had nothing to do with this incident.”

“At this time, the below accounts have already been investigated and no longer need to be forwarded to the Sheriff’s Office.”






Facebook; pictured above is a statement from the St. John’s County Sheriff’s Office

Facebook; pictured above is a statement on Tristyn’s death from the St. John’s County Sheriff’s Office

There is a petition going around right now to charge the 14-year-old boy who allegedly took Tristyn’s life as an adult, which has not been done as of now.

There is also a GoFundMe page created to help Tristyn’s family cover the costs of her memorial that you can donate to here.; pictured above is a screenshot of the petition calling for Aiden to be charged as an adult

Pictured below are more photos of Tristyn shared on her Instagram.

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