One Month Later, No Arrests in Greenville Teen's Slaying

Investigators say they are waiting results of forensic tests

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    No arrests have been made in the killing of a Greenville teenager whose body was found in a trunk along the side of a road one month ago.

    A month after Alicia Moore disappeared on her way home from school and her body was found inside a trunk, her family is still waiting for news of an arrest.

    "It's still the same -- no answers," said Moore's aunt, Jessica Byrd. "It's just getting frustrating."

    The 16-year-old disappeared after getting off the bus just a block from her home.

    Highway workers discovered her body several days later in a trunk along the side of the road about 40 miles away.

    An employee of the Texas Department of Transportation called 911.

    "I'm on (Highway) 47 north of Wills Point. And we found a body," the man said.

    "You found a body?" the 911 operator asked.

    "Yes, ma'am," he answered.

    Investigators released video of a van that caught on camera behind the Moore's bus.

    They also have questioned a man who was charged with sexually assaulting the girl earlier this year.

    NBC 5 generally does not identify victims of alleged sexual assault, but Moore's identity was made public before NBC 5 learned of the allegations.

    So far, nobody has been arrested in the slaying.

    "I just don't want the case to go cold," Byrd said. "I just don't want anybody to put it on the back end. No, I want it up front."

    Byrd is appealing for anyone with information to talk to police.

    "Just come forward," she said. "I don't care how small it is, just call it in."