Namakkal: In a suspected case of rape and murder, a seven-year-old Sri Lankan Tamil refugee girl was found dead with her throat slit here, police said on Monday.
The girl, staying at the refugee camp at nearby Mettupatty with her parents and two sisters, was reported missing since last evening. Her body was found last night under a bridge in the area with the throat slit, police said.
Police said they suspect that the girl, studying in second standard, was raped and murdered.
One person from the camp was taken into custody for questioning, police said.