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Man indicted for murder charges in the kidnapping and death of two young girls in Arizona

Christopher Matthew Clements [center] was indicted in the kidnapping and murder of Isabel Celis [left] and Maribel Gonzales [right] that have gone missing.

(Tucson Police Department )

A man was indicted in the kidnapping and murder of two young Arizona girls who disappeared in 2012 and 2014.

Christopher Matthew Clements, 36, was charged a day earlier by a grand jury on the murder and kidnapping charges in the death of Isabel Celis, 6, and Maribel Gonzales, 13. Clements was held at the Maricopa County Jail, “on non-related charges,” KOLD reported.

Celis went missing from her Tucson home in April 2012, and her body was discovered in rural southern Arizona in March 2017.

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Gonzales’ body was discovered in June 2014 in the Avra Valley community near Tucson.

Authorities did not immediately say what prompted Clements’ arrest, but said that the information offered in 2017 that led to the discovery of Celis’ remains.

Data showed Clements had a few addresses in Tucson between 2007 and 2012. One of the addresses that are contained in an apartment at about 2 km from Celis’ home, KVOA reported.

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KOLD reported Clements was scheduled to be extradited to Tucson of the Maricopa County Jail.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Kathleen Joyce is a breaking/trending news producer for FoxNews.com. You can follow her via @Kathleen_Joyce8 on Twitter.

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