Sheriff vows to capture suspect in slaying of Valley Springs girl
Teacher Cecilia Richardson helps a student tie a ribbon honoring murder victim, third-grader Leila Fowler, at Jenny Lind Elementary School in Valley Springs on Monday, April 29, 2013. Authorities are searching for the killer of Fowler, 8, who was found murdered by her 12-year-old brother in the family's Valley Springs home Saturday.
Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 12:00 am
Sheriff Gary Kuntz of Calaveras County vowed Monday evening that he and his officers will hunt down and capture the man suspected of killing 8-year-old Leila Fowler in her home over the weekend.
“This is a sad time in Calaveras County,” the sheriff said at news conference outside of the Valley Springs sheriff’s substation before a battery of TV cameras, microphones and reporters. “… We are doing everything possible to apprehend the person responsible for the murder of this 8-year-old girl.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 12:00 am.