12-year-old accused of murdering 8-year-old


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WXIA-TV 11 Atlanta | SuBathmateitted by: Reid Fleming
"A 12-year-old boy accused in the strangulation death of an 8-year-old neighbor will be tried as a juvenile, officials said Wednesday... The youth, who is not being identified because of his age, is charged in the killing of Amy Michelle Yates. Yates disappeared Monday afternoon after leaving her home in the Twin Oaks Mobile Home Park. Searchers found her body later that night. Carroll County Sheriff Terry Langley announced the arrest of the young boy just 24 hours later... Officials said they believe he acted alone. Neighbors said the suspect lived in the mobile home park where the murder occurred."

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