The girl, who went missing on Sunday evening from her house at Nallakunta village on the outskirts of Vijayawada city, was found dead in her neighbour T Prakash's house.
Police said that the girl, who was murdered by her neighbour, went missing on Sunday night and her parents lodged a complaint in this regard.
In the first incident, the victim was identified as 22-year-old Gurajala Purna Teja. He had completed his degree course a year ago and was searching for a job.
Both had attempted to run away from home twice, say police
The body of an old woman was found in Bandar canal near Kankipadu on the outskirts of the city on Thursday.
Police said Khaleed committed the crime in a bid to take revenge against Mohammad Shafiuddin for having an illicit relationship with his mother.
The deceased was identified as Mangimsetti Manoj and past rivalries with his friends were believed to be the reason behind the murder.
Duo kidnap boy as his parents fail to repay loan of `36,000
An eight-month-old boy was reportedly kidnapped by his uncle as his parents failed to repay money they had borrowed from the relative.
A 37-year-old man was found dead, while his mother was discovered in a serious condition in their hotel room in Gudivada town on Tuesday.
Of 547 such cases reported in city, 238 related to men, boys
A 23-year-old youth committed suicide by hanging himself in his rented house at Santhi Nagar under Nunna police station limits on Tuesday morning.
During the interrogation, the accused reportedly confessed to the police that he and his friend Vamsi Krishna blackmailed the girl for money and had sexually assaulted her many a times.
Speaking to the media here, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP-II) Ch Vijaya Rao said the gang had committed as many as 14 crimes across the State this year alone.
Vijayawada police arrested all the three accused who set four vehicles on fire on Wednesday night at two different places in the city.