Man arrested in murder of 6-year-old Juarez boy

Crime

A man accused of murdering a 6-year-old boy in Juarez is now in custody.

According to the Chihuahua State Attorney General’s Office, the body of David Rafael Santillan Vargas — known as “Rafita” — was found in a black bag on the street on Monday.

Rosalio Soledad, 23, is the suspect in the murder. He reportedly has a history of sexual abuse.

Investigators say the boy’s body was kept in the home for days before being dumped.

An autopsy shows that he died of head trauma.

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