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The FBI and Lumberton, North Carolina police say 34-year-old Michael Ray McLellan has been arrested for the kidnapping and murder of Hania Aguilar.
The 13-year-old girl went missing from her home in Robeson County, North Carolina on November 5.
Aguilar’s body was found about three weeks later in water off a nearby road.
McLellan has been charged with 10 felonies, including first-degree murder and statutory rape of a person under the age of 15.
He’s being held without bond and is expected to have his first appearance in court Monday morning.