Even as protests continue in different parts of the nation over the rape and subsequent death of a Delhi girl, a 16-year-old girl was murdered by a youth in Andhra Pradesh's Ranga Reddy district.

Teenage girl murdered by youth, rape suspected
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She was suspected to have been raped by the accused before being killed.

The girl, a student of Class 10, was found hanging from a tree Sunday evening in a farm in Dasarlapally village in Ranga Reddy district.

According to police, the girl, a student of a school at Kandukur, came to the village on a holiday and went to the field for some work. A few hours later, her body was found hanging from a mango tree.

Police arrested U Naresh, who allegedly attempted to rape the girl. When she resisted, he brutally assaulted her and hanged her from the tree.