Somer Thompson

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Fla. Man Busted in Murder of Second-Grader

Jarred Harrell 'a person of interest' in Thompson case

(Newser) - Police in Mississippi have arrested a man believed linked to the slaying of 7-year old Somer Thompson last fall. Jared Harrell lived in the same Florida neighborhood as the Thompson family until recently. He is being held on 29 unrelated charges of possession of child pornography, AP reports. More »

Missing Girl's Body Found in Ga. Landfill

7-year-old Somer Thompson vanished on Monday

(Newser) - A child's body found in a Georgia landfill has been identified as Somer Thompson, a 7-year-old Florida girl missing since Monday. The local sheriff told reporters that police were now in "full investigation mode" after discovering the corpse. Somer, who was identified from her clothes and a birthmark,... More »

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