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Head of missing statue found, man jailed

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WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (FOX13) -

The mystery of the missing Shelby County Child Advocacy Center statue has been solved, somewhat.

Freddie Davis, 58, is being held at the Crittenden County, Ark., jail on theft charges after he admitted to police of trying to sell the bronze head of the Advocacy Center's statue to a recycling center in Marion.

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The little girl part of the Advocacy Center's Happy Traveler statue disappeared between Christmas and New Year's Eve. It was forcibly removed from its base.

West Memphis police say they believe Davis was involved in the theft of the statue of a little girl. Though the head has been removed, the search continues for the rest of the statue's body.

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