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UPDATE: Police identify six-year-old girl found dead in New Carlisle

Metro Homicide investigating death of 6-year-old in New Carlisle
Metro Homicide investigating death of 6-year-old in New Carlisle(KKTV)
Published: Mar. 13, 2021 at 5:51 AM EST
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NEW CARLISLE, Ind. (WNDU) - The investigation continues into the death of a 6-year-old girl whose body was found in western St. Joseph County.

The St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office has identified the victim as Grace Ross, of New Carlisle. She was discovered in a wooded area near Chapman Street in New Carlisle around 8:25 p.m. on Friday. She was reported missing two hours earlier.

Officials say a 14-year-old suspect has been arrested but has not been publicly identified as he is progressing through the juvenile system. More information will be released when police are able to do so.

CMHU asks anyone with information regarding this investigation to call CMHU at 574- 235-5009 or Crime Stoppers at 574-288-STOP.

This is a developing story; stay with 16 News Now for updates.

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