A Virgil man faces murder charges in connection with the death of a 16-year-old girl Friday afternoon.
Cortland Police are identifying the suspect as 23-year-old Micheal Hammond II, Police say they responded to a medical emergency on Lincoln Avenue in Virgil where they found 16-year-old Amie Leeland with severe injuries. Police later responded to reports of a male in distress on Curtis Road where took identified Hammond and took him into custody. According to police Hammond is an aquaintance of the Leeland.
Police are still investigating the incident we will bring you more information as it becomes available.