REPORT: Police Charge Homeless Algerian National Who Overstayed Her Visa With Murder Of Lola Daviet

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Police arrested a homeless Algerian woman Monday in connection with the torture, rape and murder of 12-year-old Lola Daviet in Paris, France, according to reports.

French authorities arrested 24-year-old Dahbia B. after she lured Daviet into a cellar Friday and committed the attack which left the young girl asphyxiated, bound, slashed and stuffed in a suitcase, the Mirror reported. Law enforcement charged B. with “murder of a minor under the age of 15 in connection with a rape committed with acts of torture and barbarism,” “rape of a minor under the age of 15 with acts of torture and barbarism” and “concealment of a corpse,” according to Central European outlet Remix News.

B. arrived in Paris as a student in 2016, according to the BBC. She was warned in August via France’s “obligation de quitter le territoire français” to leave the country within a month, the outlet reported(RELATED: First Look At Blue City’s Lofty Migrant Tent City)

“The suspect is believed to suffer from serious psychological problems. She was living on the street, but had friends and family in the Paris area,” investigators said, according to the Mirror.

Police also arrested three other Algerians (allegedly named Amine K., Friha B. and Rachid N.) between the ages of 26 and 43 in connection with the murder, Remix News reported.

Daviet went missing at around 4 p.m. Friday, the New York Post reported. Her father, Johan, who was the caretaker of the building where he and his family lived, checked security footage showing the outside of the apartment and saw a recording of Daviet walking with B, according to the outlet. A homeless man found Daviet’s body several streets away at around 11 p.m. Her body had the numbers “1” and “0” written across it, apparently written with some sort of “device,” Metro UK reported.