WARREN COUNTY, Ohio (WXIX) – The research for a 4-year-old lady who went lacking in her Warren County neighborhood Sunday has come to a tragic close.
Dive teams uncovered the system of Emrie Schandorf-Woode in a pond at the Turning Leaf subdivision together Turning Leaf Way off U.S. 22 just before 8 p.m., in accordance to Hamilton Township Law enforcement Main Scott Hughes.
Emrie preferred to go to the pond to feed the fish, he explained.
“Our worst fears arrived accurate,” the chief mentioned, preventing back again tears at situations as he introduced the heartbreaking growth. “This sucks. This just sucks. She was 4 many years old.”
Ring camera footage showed Emrie was final observed about midday, barefoot and likely down her driveway, the chief said in an before information convention.
Many agencies responded to assist Hamilton Township police search for Emrie: the FBI, Ohio Bureau of Legal Investigation (BCI), Warren County Sheriff’s Workplace, Warren County Dive Rescue & Restoration Workforce, Ohio Condition Freeway Patrol and Mason law enforcement.
Authorities aren’t guaranteed still how just how the child died, if she drowned and/or was taking part in on the rocks and slipped and fell, the main mentioned.
“We gotta retain the household in our views and prayers for the reason that you can visualize, all those of you that have young ones, I have young ones about that age, and it sucks,” he claimed.
In a statement Sunday night time, the Tiny Miami School District said Emrie would have entered preschool soon.
“It is with the deepest sadness that we share the tragic news of the demise of a person of our young Panthers, four-12 months-previous, Emrie Schandorf-Woode, who would have entered Preschool in just a couple quick months. Every young dying is tragic, but it is so profoundly heartbreaking to shed a important little one this younger.
“Counselors at every faculty building are readily available for any university student or employees in want of grief and psychological wellness help.
Our thoughts and heartfelt condolences are with the Shandorf-Woode family members & buddies for the duration of this time. Panther Nation enable us arrive alongside one another & elevate them up.”
Earlier, in a tweet, police mentioned: “We are utilizing K9 models, Drones, and foot queries in an endeavor to identify the area of Emrie. We are inquiring people in and all over 22/3, Cochran, Vista Ridge, and Zoar Street to retain an eye out. You should examine your Ring cameras. If you see her, be sure to call 911.”
Chief Hughes said before the predicament didn’t rise to the level of an Amber Alert since they have no indication was abducted.
The law enforcement main continuously thanked and praised the neighborhood for their assist through the several hours-extensive research.
Neighbors instantly provided to aid appear for Emrie.
Foods and drinking water appeared for first responders and searchers.
“The group has been phenomenal. You can see the foodstuff and the water stuff. Everybody’s coming alongside one another,” the chief mentioned previously Sunday.
“Hamilton Township is a extremely peaceful, safe and close-knit local community, so you can just see from the outpouring of assist right here when one thing like this takes place everybody comes together and that is particularly what they are undertaking.”
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