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Texas 7-year-old girl who disappeared is found dead. FedEx driver arrested and charged with murder and kidnapping


CBS News reported Friday that a 7 year-old girl from Texas was found dead at her Texas home. A FedEx driver was also arrested for murdering and kidnapping.

What are the details?

The network, citing KTVT-TV, said Athena Strand disappeared Wednesday evening from her father’s home in Paradise — a city with only 475 residents just over an hour northwest of Dallas.

CBS News reported that a multiagency search enacted, involving hundreds volunteers.

According to the network, Athena’s remains were found after investigators received a tip earlier Friday. The network cited Wise County Sheriff Lane Akin.

CBS News did not release the cause of her death. They also said that the exact place where she was found was not revealed. The network said that Akin had stated that her body was found southeast of Boyd in Wise County.

CBS News reported that Tanner Lynn Horner was the suspect, 31 years old. Akin added that Akin had taken Horner into custody Friday, on charges of capital murder, and aggravated kidnapping.

Akin stated that Horner, a FedEx contract driver, delivered a package to Strand’s residence around the time she disappeared.

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