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The Latest: Man to appear in court in death of 11-year-old

  • This Tuesday, May 4, 2016 photo Klandre Willie, left, and her mother, Jaycelyn Blackie, participate in a candlelight vigil, for Ashlynne Mike at the San Juan Chapter House in Lower Fruitland, N.M.  The FBI said Mike, was abducted after school on Monday and her body was found the next day.  Tom Begaye was arrested in connection with Mike's disappearance and death.  (Jon Austria/The Daily Times via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    This Tuesday, May 4, 2016 photo Klandre Willie, left, and her mother, Jaycelyn Blackie, participate in a candlelight vigil, for Ashlynne Mike at the San Juan Chapter House in Lower Fruitland, N.M. The FBI said Mike, was abducted after school on Monday and her body was found the next day. Tom Begaye was arrested in connection with Mike's disappearance and death. (Jon Austria/The Daily Times via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

  • Family and friends gather along Navajo Route 13 south of Shiprock, N.M., Tuesday, May 3, 2016, just a few miles from where Ashlynne Mike's body was discovered. Authorities are poring over parts of the Navajo Nation in search of the man who snatched Ian and Ashlynne Mike and killed Ashlynne. Tips are flooding in from across the reservation that spans parts of New Mexico, Arizona and Utah as well as the close-knit tribal community where Ashlynne lived.  (Jon Austria/The Daily Times via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Family and friends gather along Navajo Route 13 south of Shiprock, N.M., Tuesday, May 3, 2016, just a few miles from where Ashlynne Mike's body was discovered. Authorities are poring over parts of the Navajo Nation in search of the man who snatched Ian and Ashlynne Mike and killed Ashlynne. Tips are flooding in from across the reservation that spans parts of New Mexico, Arizona and Utah as well as the close-knit tribal community where Ashlynne lived. (Jon Austria/The Daily Times via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

  • In this May 3, 2016 photo, candles burn at a makeshift memorial for Ashlynne Mike on the Navajo Nation southwest of Farmington, N.M. The FBI said Mike, was abducted after school on Monday, May 2, and her body was found the next day. (AP Photo/Mary Hudetz)

    In this May 3, 2016 photo, candles burn at a makeshift memorial for Ashlynne Mike on the Navajo Nation southwest of Farmington, N.M. The FBI said Mike, was abducted after school on Monday, May 2, and her body was found the next day. (AP Photo/Mary Hudetz)  (The Associated Press)

The Latest on the abduction and killing of an 11-year-old girl on the Navajo Nation (all times local):

8:30 a.m.

A 27-year-old New Mexico man arrested in the abduction and death of an 11-year-old girl on the Navajo Nation is expected to appear in court Wednesday.

The FBI says 27-year-old Tom Begaye of Waterflow, New Mexico, will appear before a federal magistrate in nearby Farmington.

Ashlynne Mike was abducted in the Fruitland area Monday afternoon, and searchers found her body Tuesday morning south of the monolithic rock that gives the community of Shiprock its name.

The girl and her 9-year-old brother were picked up by a man described as a stranger who lured them into a van by offering to take them to watch a movie.

The boy got away and was found by a passer-by.