Boy, 14, held in killing of sister in Claremont

Police in Claremont arrested a teenage boy Wednesday on suspicion of slaying his sister.

Officers from the Claremont Police Department were called about 5 p.m. to the 300 block of Andover Drive for a reported stabbing, police told KABC-TV Channel 7.

A girl who was described only as under 18 was pronounced dead at the scene, police told the station.

Officers saw a 14-year-old boy leaving the home and after determining his relationship to the girl, arrested him on suspicion of murder, police said.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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