A man, who confessed to killing a college student in the third week of January near Uthangarai in Krishnagiri, was arrested here on Wednesday.

The accused, S. Govindan, confessed to the crime while being interrogated after arrest in Coimbatore in connection with the murder of an eight-year-old girl on March 2. He was later brought to Uthangarai, where he was produced before the Judicial Magistrate.

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