Arrest in teen's body wrapped in bags

September 8, 2009 6:43:40 AM PDT
Police have arrested a Bronx man after a teenage girl's body was found wrapped in garbage bags in an alleyway. The New York Police Department says the 23-year-old man is charged with murdering 17-year-old Jamia Hazel, who was a Brooklyn resident.

Officers found her body on Sunday afternoon while responding to a call of possible human remains in the Bronx.

The medical examiner's office will determine the cause of her death.

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