Posted: Jul 7, 2010 6:46 PM by David Gligorea
Updated: Jul 8, 2010 6:01 AM
Hanif Sims and Monique Lynch are in custody in Henderson, Nevada. That's according to the City of Henderson's web site. Both were arrested around 11:30 Wednesday morning. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has been looking for Sims and Lynch in their investigation of the discovery of a body buried in the basement of a home in Monument. That body was found back in May, and test results confirm the body is that of 9-year-old Genesis Sims.
Hanif Sims is Genesis' father. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has been looking for Sims and Monique Lynch as persons of interests in this case. An arrest warrant was issued for Hanif Sims back in June. The Sheriff's Office says the warrant is for an independent portion of the investigation. We'll continue to follow this story and bring you the latest on News First 5, and NewsFirst5.com.