Shuafat youth suspected of raping, murdering 6-year-old relative

A 17-year-old youth from the Shuafat refugee camp in east Jerusalem has been arrested on suspicion of raping and murdering his six-year-old relative last month, Police announced Sunday. Police believe the youth then hid the girl's body in a stairwell at her home. Her parents, upon discovering her bruised body, took it to the hospital and said they believed she had fallen during a border police operation.