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Deputies arrest man wanted for killing 6-year-old girl

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Posted: Jul 16, 2013 11:14 PM by Trey Schmaltz
Updated: Jul 16, 2013 11:14 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: Matthew Flugence, Jefferson Parish, murder, child, crime, New Orleans

WESTWEGO- Authorities have arrested a man wanted in connection with the gruesome murder of a 6-year-old girl in the New Orleans area WDSU TV reported on its website late Tuesday night.

Matthew Flugence was taken from a home in Westwego, the station said. He was taken to the Jefferson Parish Jail.

Flugence is the suspect in the killing of Ahlittia North. Her body was found stuffed in a trash can and had been stabbed multiple times.

North vanished from her apartment sometime overnight Friday or Saturday morning.

Check WBRZ.com for updates to this story later Wednesday and watch 2une-In beginning at 5 a.m.
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