28 Dec '11, 3am

Babysitter dismembered US girl with hack saw: Police (via ST iPhone App)

Babysitter dismembered US girl with hack saw: Police (via ST iPhone App)

This undated file photo provided by the Allen County Sheriff's Department shows Aliahna Lemmon. Lemmon, 9, has been found dead, and the neighbor who was watching her before she disappeared was arrested on a murder charge Monday night, Dec 26, 2011, authorities said. -- PHOTO:AP CHICAGO (AFP) - An Indiana man who was taking care of a friend's children had admitted to beating one of the girls to death with a brick and then dismembering her with a hack saw, police said on Tuesday. It was a grisly conclusion to days of frantic searching for Aliahna Lemmon, 9, who was reported missing on Friday. 'We weren't hoping for the outcome that we had, but we're glad she was found so it won't linger and the family can begin the healing,' said Jeremy Tinkel, a spokesman for the Allen county sheriff's department. 'We don't have a motive for it,' Mr Tinkel told AFP. 'It's hard to say what g...

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