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Accused of Sex Crime against 7-Year-Old, Boy, 15, Attempts to Murder Victim

Fishkill, NY

A shocking news story is developing today in Fishkill, New York. Police say a 15-year-old boy accused of forcing a 7-year-old girl to perform oral sex with him tried to murder the girl by tying her up and then attempting to burn down the house with her restrained inside. It seems that the boy wanted to silence his victim by murdering her. Police are not providing additional details to the media, according to the local TV station reporting the story.

The boy was caught in the Poughkeepsie area, about 10 miles north of Fishkill. He was detained on felony charges and is being held in a juvenile detention center.

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