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Half-brother of Terry Smith arrested for murder; partially buried remains found by citizen volunteer


Last updated 7/10/2013 at Noon

Captain John Hill, who serves as Menifee's Chief of Police, addressing and taking questions from the press about the missing boy.


MENIFEE - The 16-year-old half-brother of an autistic 11-year-old boy who disappeared over the weekend was in custody this morning on suspicion of murder in the death of the child, who was allegedly hit in the head with a rock, then buried in a shallow grave behind his home in Menifee. It was a citizen volunteer who found the remains.

Because of his age, Riverside County sheriff's officials did not release the name of the suspect, who was arrested Wednesday following an interview with detectives at the sheriff's Menifee station...

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