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Camp Verde teen arrested after telling police he killed a man and leading them to a body

A teenager in Camp Verde has been arrested after telling police he killed a man in November and then leading them to a body.

The Verde Independent reports the 16-year-old boy turned himself into the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office on December 26th after a family member found a gun in his room and confronted him about it.

The boy told authorities he killed a 62-year-old man who was allegedly making lewd comments about the teen’s younger sister. He led police to a remote location off Salt Mine Road where a body was found.

Police have not publicly identified the victim pending notification of next of kin. Charges are also pending.