Illinois teen's body found in ditch, suspect arrested
SPRING VALLEY, Ill. (CNN NEWSOURCE) —
Police made an arrest in the murder of a 16-year-old who was found after in a ditch after being stabbed to death.
Authorities say Diamond Bradley met Richard A. Henderson online.
He agreed to pick her up outside her house on the day she went missing.
Police say that's where the two got into a fight.
Investigators used her own cell phone to put the pieces together.
Sheriff Kevin Doyle of Putnam County says "the use of cell phone pinging and surveillance video had a lot to do with us leading to the suspect."
Chief Kevin Sangston of the Spring Valley Police says "through the preliminary investigation he picked her up at her residence between 6:30 and 7 a.m. on January 24th and drove directly to the scene in Putnam County."
But police say their job is not over yet as more charges against Henderson are pending.
However, their ultimate goal is to bring justice for Diamond and give her family closure.