(NEWSER– A 12-year-old boy who told police that anintruder stabbed his 8-year-old sister to death has been arrested and will be charged with homicide, police say. The killing in the small northern California town of Valley Springs last month sparked a 15-day manhunt after the boy told police a tall, gray-haired man had stabbed his sister, Leila Fowler, while their parents were at a Little League game, the LA Times reports. A neighbor who told police she had seen a man running from the crime scene later recanted her story, reports the Modesto Bee.

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