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Police say remains found in rural eastern Iowa are of missing 10-year-old girl

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Police say human remains discovered in rural eastern Iowa have been identified as a 10-year-old girl who has been missing since last summer. 

Davenport Police Chief Paul Sikorski says an autopsy revealed the remains are those of Breasia Terrell of Davenport. Sikorski says authorities are investigating the case as a homicide. Breasia was last seen July 10 at a Davenport apartment complex, where she was staying with her half brother and his father, Henry Dinkins. 

Fishermen discovered her remains in DeWitt in rural Clinton County earlier this month. 

Police have not made any arrests but say Dinkins is a person of interest.

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