Local September 1, 2016 | 9:41 am

15-year old girl arrested for murdering Canadian

La Romana. – A police spokesman says a 15-year-old girl hasbeen arrested in connection with the murder of an 81-year old man, a Canadianresident in the Dominican Republic.

Police spokesman Nelson Rosario says the girlis in custody and will be prosecuted as a juvenile.

Rosario said Tuesday thatthe girl has admitted fatally stabbing John Verne Ward at his home in La Romanaon August 24th.

He says she toldauthorities that she was in a relationship with Ward and that she stabbed himafter they got into a fight when he tried to prevent her from leaving.

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