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The Latest: 2 boys arrested in death of 15-year-old girl

April 03, 2019 - 4:05 PM

LOS ANGELES - The Latest on the killing of a 15-year-old girl near Los Angeles (all times local):

3:45 p.m.

Authorities say two 15-year-old boys have been arrested in connection with the death of a 15-year-old girl whose body was discovered in an industrial area south of Los Angeles.

Samantha Bustos was found dead among some bushes in Compton on March 25, a day after her family reported her missing. An autopsy revealed she was shot and her death has been ruled a homicide.

Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said Wednesday that one of the teen suspects was arrested over the weekend.

Officials say the second boy ran from deputies when they arrived at his home on Tuesday. He surrendered after deputies located him on a rooftop.

Both boys could face a murder charge. Investigators have not identified a motive.

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2:45 p.m.

Authorities say a boy has been arrested in connection with the death of a 15-year-old girl whose body was discovered in an industrial area south of Los Angeles.

Los Angeles County sheriff's officials announced the arrest Wednesday. They did not immediately say where or when the boy was arrested, or how old he is.

Samantha Bustos was found dead in Compton on March 25, a day after her family reported her missing. Her death has been ruled a homicide.

Detectives said Bustos had suffered a traumatic injury to her upper torso.

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