Three arrested over 1969 teen killing

BBC News

Police arrested three men in connection with the 1969 killing of a 15-year-old boy in the US state of Massachusetts, authorities have said.

The body of John Joseph McCabe was discovered in an empty lot in the town of Lowell more than four decades ago.

McCabe was kidnapped after leaving a dance, assaulted by three teenagers and left to die of asphyxiation, Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone said.

Prosecutors claim the killing was prompted by jealousy over a girl.

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