DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - A murder suspect is behind bars in the county of the crime.
Bernandino Matias is charged in the death of 16-year-old Tania Rico. Police found her dead in an apartment on Bluebird Lane in Decatur on Oct. 24.
He is charged with murder and has a $250,000 bond.
Matias was arrested in Knoxville, Tennessee the day after the crime. He was extradited to Morgan County on Monday.
Tania was a sophomore at Austin High School.
Last Thursday, her family and friends gathered to mourn her.