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Hemet police make arrest in case of 2 missing teens

December 4, 2009 |  8:48 am

Authorities have made an arrest in the case of two missing teenagers last seen almost three weeks ago watching a football game at a home in Hemet.

Hemet police would not immediately release details of the arrest but will hold a news conference at 11 a.m. to provide more information.

"What I can say is we have arrested some people and we will arrest more people," said Capt. Tony Margis of the Hemet Police Department.

Jose Campos, Adrian Rios and Felicia Sharpe, all 17, went missing last month. Sharpe turned up last week and had been staying with her mother.

But police found signs of foul play at Campos' rented home. Charred, fragmented human remains were discovered in a shallow grave in the backyard, and neighbors reported smelling a bonfire the night before.

Police launched a homicide investigation, resulting in the arrests on Thursday.

-- David Kelly  

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