17-year-old neighbor arrested in death of Gosnell girl, 11 | Arkansas Blog

Thursday, August 29, 2013

17-year-old neighbor arrested in death of Gosnell girl, 11

Posted By on Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 11:40 AM

click to enlarge IN CUSTODY: Christopher Sowell, 17.
  • IN CUSTODY: Christopher Sowell, 17.
The Blytheville Courier News reports that a 17-year-old neighbor, Christopher Sowell, has been arrested in the slaying Tuesday night of Jessica Williams, 11, of Gosnell. She was last seen Tuesday evening while playing outside her home. Her  body was found Wednesday morning under a bridge on a remote road nearby.

UPDATE: Channel 4 is reporting the youth has admitted the killing.

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