Crime

DPD: 16-year-old arrested, suspected of murder; 7-year-old boy found dead in home

DENVER (KDVR) - While providing an update on the death investigation of 7-year-old Jordan Vong Wednesday afternoon, the Denver Police Department said that a 16-year-old girl had been taken into custody on suspicion of first-degree murder.

Vong was reported missing from northeast Denver Monday afternoon. On Tuesday night, officials entered the home and found the boy’s body intentionally concealed.

The 16-year-old was arrested on Wednesday morning. The exact circumstances leading to her arrest were not released.


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