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Teen suspect in killing a 14-year-old Texas girl with hammer arrested

The suspect was held at the Tarrant County Juvenile Detention Facility in Fort Worth on $250,000 bond.

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A 16-year-old teen has been arrested for killing a 14-year-old girl with a hammer in Texas. The girl was killed after a drug deal, the suspected teen throw her body into a landfill.

The body of the girl was found two days after she went missing on June 19 just 10 miles away from her home in Bedford, her dead body was found in the landfill in Arlington, Texas.

According to the Fox News, the medical examiners dig out the actual cause of her death, it was homicidal violence. The hammer which was found from the suspect’s home had blood spots of girl’s blood, according to the authorities.

Not only hammer there are other evidence found which linked the suspect to the murder mystery of the dead girl. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported, the cellphone records and DNA evidence also linked the suspect and the dead girl.

16-year-old has been arrested on Friday after around three months of the manhunt. The New York Daily News reported, the suspected teen was arrested at O.D. Wyatt High School in Fort Worth on Friday, the suspect has been charged with the murder of the 14-year-old girl and then throwing her body into a landfill.

Bedford police said, the suspect was held at the Tarrant County Juvenile Detention Facility in Fort Worth on $250,000 bond. The suspect is believed to have contact with the dead girl.

The girl was reported missing in June when she went on a walk with her dog, her family searched for her when she failed to return and filed a missing report at Bedford Police Department.

According to the court document, she was involved in the drug deal at that night and planning to take drug doses for $300. The text from authorities claims that the dead girl tried to meet the suspect in order to get the drugs.

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