Billie-Jo foster father released

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Detectives hunting the killer of the 13-year-old schoolgirl Billie- Jo Jenkins have released her foster father Sion Jenkins on police bail to return in five weeks. Mr Jenkins, 39, was arrested on Monday in Hastings, West Sussex, and held for questioning.

Billie-Jo was battered over the head with an 18-inch metal tent peg as she painted the patio doors in the back garden of her home in Hastings on 15 February. Mr Jenkins and his wife, Lois, held a press conference shortly after the killing on 15 February at which they said that their 10-year-old daughter was the first to discover the body of Billie-Jo.

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