Arizona: Arrest Made in Murder of 8-Year-Old Child


Police in Bullhead, Arizona have confirmed that they have arrested a 26-year-old man for the murder of 8-year-old Isabell Grogan-Canella who disappeared from her home in the 2400 block of Lakeside Drive on Tuesday night. Justin Rector has been arrested and booked for 1st degree murder in connection to the case. A press conference with the Bullhead City Police Department is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. local time.

The 8-year-old child had last been seen on Monday night when she went to sleep in her bedroom. At 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, an adult discovered the child was not in her bed nor in the home and authorities were notified that the child was missing. At approximately noon on Wednesday, an Arizona search and rescue team found a body less than a mile from the home but at the time did not identify the body nor the cause of death.

By Alana Marie Burke


The Public Slate

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