Student Arrested in Jessica Ridgeway Murder

Austin Reed Sigg, 17, will make his first court appearance Thursday morning.
3:00 | 10/25/12

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Ireland's police in suburban Denver are still removing evidence from the home of a teenage -- student. In custody for the kidnapping and murder of ten year old Jessica -- ABC's -- here it is in Los Angeles with the latest details good morning -- Good morning Robin -- Jessica average -- family tells ABC news they're glad an arrest was made now they pray justice will prevail. It's the break in the Jessica -- murder case the ten year old family has been waiting for. We have made an arrest in the Jessica Ridgeway case seventeen year old Austin -- is in our custody. -- -- a community college student was arrested Wednesday morning at this home near -- near lake. Not far from where little Jessica's body was found earlier this month she vanished on October 5 while walking to school. Are all more now. Everybody in the gambling -- -- to a -- -- how Jessica's family -- for three weeks as police searched for evidence in nearby fields and parks. Detectives say it was a phone call that led them to say. They're now thoroughly searching his home and impounded this vehicle we hope and pray that this arrest. Gives them some measure of closure investigators are also leaking -- -- to an attempted abduction five months ago near the same way. A jogger told police a man grabbed her from behind but she escaped. This bizarre clue a small wooden cross was also felt -- one of the crime scenes. In the past detectives thought it belonged to Jessica's killer. But didn't reveal any new details about the cross they are charging six with five criminal counts for bull cases charges will be filed in the next couple of days. And then -- we started different process and police say this is just the beginning in a long process seeking justice for Jessica. -- is scheduled to make his first court appearance this morning.

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