PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Authorities say a 24-year-old man is in custody and being questioned in connection to the hit-and-run death of a little girl in Overbrook.
Sources say authorities located and impounded the vehicle Wednesday believed to have struck and killed 8-year-old Jayanna Powell on the afternoon of November 18 as she was walking home from school with her three siblings near 63rd Street and Lansdowne Avenue.READ MORE: 2 Off-Duty Philadelphia Police Officers Robbed At Gunpoint In Oxford Circle
Jayanna’s 12-year-old brother was holding her hand at the time.
She was rushed to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where she died.Police: Man Shot Multiple Times, Killed In Philadelphia's Kensington Neighborhood
Philadelphia police towed the silver Nissan Altima with significant front end damage to a garage in Feltonville.
There is no immediate word on charges at this time, but police say they are pending.EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Center City Hit-And-Run Leaves Woman In Critical Condition, Police Say
Philadelphia Police sources say the vehicle was located inside of an auto body shop in Frazer, Chester County.