One year-old missing – Found dead in a pound

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Missing One year-old girl found dead in a pound during search in rural southwestern Illinois.

The parents of a 1 year-old had reported her missing on her missing from their residence which is near Batchtown, 47 miles north of St. Louis on Sunday, 8th of August 2021 after they searched for her all over the house and did not find her. Her parents said they were just getting ready for bed and left her alone for a while.

Some volunteers formed a team and began search for the one year-old the police also joined the search using search dogs and a plane with an infrared camera. Hours after the search began the body of the girl was found at about 4:30am in a nearby pound.

The police said the suspected cause of death is drowning but further investigation would be carried out to confirm their suspicion.