French teenagers kept in detention over murder of schoolgirl

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A boy and girl, both aged 15, are being held in custody after admitting to the murder of a 14-year-old girl from the same school whose badly beaten body was found thrown into the River Seine in a Paris suburb after she had drowned.

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The French government spokesman on Wednesday described the drowning death of a 14-year-old girl whose beaten body was found in the Seine river after she was bullied at school and online as lambasted as "despicable", reports FRANCE 24.