Man arrested in connection to death, attempted rape of Goodlettsville 12 year old

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (CNN) -- Tennessee authorities say they have jailed a man suspected of murdering a child in Goodlettsville.

Metro Nashville Police say Roy Coons has been indicted by a Davidson County grand jury on charges of the murder and attempted rape of 12 year old Yhoana Artega.

Yhoana's body was found inside of her family's mobile home in early August.

Coons reportedly lived just two doors down the street.

He remains in jail this morning awaiting his next court appearance.

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