Three-year-old girl is found dead in a pond after she ran away from her home in Missouri
- A three-year-old girl who went missing Tuesday night at her home in Missouri was found dead
- Vivian Fitzenrider walked away from her house on Tuesday around 6 p.m.
- She was found in a pond across the street, about 200 meters from her house
- Hundreds of people in the community went looking for the little girl, but the authorities don't suspect cheating
Authorities say the body of a missing three-year-old girl was found in a pond in rural Missouri in southern Missouri.
Vivian Fitzenrider walked away from her home in Mountain Grove on Tuesday around 6 p.m.
The search for her was immense with more than 200 first responders looking for the young before her body was found a little more than 12 hours later at around 7:10 am in a small pond across the street.
Vivian Fitzenrider, 3, who went missing Tuesday night at her home in Missouri, was found dead after falling into a pond near her home
The little girl was found in a pond across the street, about 200 meters from her house
Hundreds of people in the community went looking for the little girl, but the authorities don't suspect cheating
Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Jeff Kinder says her parents went missing at 6 p.m. on Tuesday after they couldn't find her.
& # 39; I know we all hoped that she would be found safe, but it's not what God intended?
& # 39; Now we ask our community to pray this family in the coming days to embrace peace and understanding and move on from there. & # 39;
The search went on all night and included specialized dogs. Doctors were on standby
Vivian walked away from her house on Tuesday around 6 p.m. Her body was found on Wednesday at 6.30 a.m.
The police say that Vivian seems to have strayed and fell into the pond that is about 3 feet deep KSBW reports.
Although her death is still being investigated, the authorities suspect no cheating.
Mountain Grove is located approximately 60 miles east of Springfield.
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