The family of a New Hampshire girl killed in Massachusetts in 1988 are thanking law enforcement officials for making an arrest more than three decades later. The surviving family of Melissa Ann Tremblay on Saturday said they appreciated that police never gave up on the case, adding they look forward to seeing “justice finally served.” Marvin C. McClendon Jr., a retired Massachusetts corrections officer, was ordered held without bail on Friday following his extradition from Alabama, where he lives. The 74-year-old Bremen resident pleaded not guilty in Lawrence District Court. He’s been charged with fatally stabbing Tremblay in September 1988. The 11-year-old from Salem, New Hampshire had been playing outside in Lawrence while her mother, who died in 2015, was inside a local social club. Her body was found in a nearby railway yard the following day.