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15-Year-Old Charged in Montgomery Homicide of 12-Year-Old Girl

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MONTGOMERY, Ala (WDNews) – A 15-year-old from Montgomery is in police custody, facing serious charges in the homicide investigation of 12-year-old Indyah Knight.

Knight was fatally shot on May 31 and was pronounced dead on June 7 at a Birmingham hospital. After identifying the suspect, Montgomery police apprehended the unnamed teenager on Tuesday. He now faces three counts of capital murder.

The boy is being held at the Montgomery County Youth Detention Facility. Police have not yet disclosed a motive for the crime.