4-year-old girl beheaded by stepdad

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4-year-old girl beheaded by stepdad

Police are investigating the gruesome murder of a four-year-old girl in Arouca.

Reports state that Amarah Lalittle was beheaded by her step-father at their Fifth Street, Five Rivers, Arouca home.

Police said at about 10.10 pm on Monday the child’s mother visited the Arouca Police Station with her clothes tattered seeking help.

She was escorted to her home where the body of the child was found in one of the bedrooms and her head in a barrel.

Police said the child was killed in one of the two bedrooms and then her body placed in another and her head at another location.

A 39-year-old man was arrested.

Investigations are currently underway.