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Teen accused of attempted homicide of 5-year-old girl now in custody

ADAMS COUNTY, Pa.– UPDATE (August 11): Pennsylvania State Police say Octavian Perez was located in Virginia and taken into custody today. We will provide ...
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When she woke up in the morning, the victim said she could not hear, her legs hurt, and she said she had urinated in her bed, according to the criminal complaint.

Around 2:00 p.m. on August 5, a witness arrived at PSP Gettysburg barracks, and said that he was with Perez on August 4 at noon.

The witness told police that he was driving to Maryland with Perez when he appeared "distraught" and said that he had to tell him something.

According to the criminal complaint, Perez said he was "not a bad guy," but he believed he killed a five-year-old girl at a residence in Gettysburg.

Perez allegedly told the witness that he had choked the victim and believed he had killed her. He said he had been consuming alcohol earlier in the evening and was filled with anger.

Now, Perez is wanted.