Courtesy: Chippewa Falls Police.CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. — Police in Chippewa Falls have arrested a suspect after a 10-year-old girl who went missing Sunday night was found dead.
During a news conference Tuesday evening, Chippewa Falls Police Chief Matthew Kelm said officers arrested a juvenile suspect earlier in the day. The suspect and the victim, Iliana ‘Lily’ M. Peters, knew each other, Kelm said. The arrest came more than a day after police found Peters’ body.
Police ramped up patrols near schools in the area on Tuesday in the wake of Peters’ death.