Cops say they knew what occurred to lacking 7-year-old boy Jordan Vong. He was murdered by a teen lady. Denver Police Division Chief Joe Montoya made the announcement in a press convention Wednesday.

From right here on out, authorities are going to remain fairly mum. The suspect is 16, a juvenile. State legislation prohibits the sharing of particular details about her as a prison suspect, or the case. Montoya declined to reply questions in regards to the lady due to this and the continuing investigation. What’s her relationship with the sufferer? He wouldn’t say, even when a reporter requested a point-blank query if that is the sister. Whoever the suspect is, she was arrested for first-degree homicide Wednesday morning.

Vong was lacking since Monday at round four:30 p.m., police stated. The household stated that they had final seen him at about 2:40 p.m., Montoya stated.

Officers didn’t put out an AMBER Alert as a result of they discovered no proof he had been kidnapped, Montoya stated. Investigators determined they wanted a search warrant to re-enter the boy’s dwelling. They entered the residence at about eight:2o p.m. on Tuesday, and found Vong about 30 minutes later.

“His physique was deliberately hid,” Montoya stated.

Proof allegedly found in a single day linked the feminine suspect to this dying.

“As soon as this got here to the unhappy conclusion that it did, the emotional drain could be very intense,” Montoya stated. “I felt it myself, and I do know the investigators themselves felt it.”

The coroner’s workplace is scheduled to find out explanation for dying. Prosecutors will make the ultimate resolution about expenses.

Montoya described Vong’s household as “involved” and “cooperative,” however couldn’t elaborate due to the continuing probe.

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