Remains of missing 3-year-old North Carolina girl found, authorities say | FOX NEWS

Investigators have recovered a body in a creek believed to be 3-year-old Mariah Woods, officials said Saturday.

District Attorney Ernie Lee told reporters that divers recovered the body in neighboring Pender County. He added that they were awaiting a medical examiner’s report to determine the official cause of death.

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NC deputies believe 3-year-old missing girl is dead, mom’s boyfriend arrested | WNCN

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – The live-in boyfriend of a Jacksonville woman has been arrested and charged in connection with the disappearance of her daughter, Mariah Woods, the FBI announced early Saturday.

Deputies took Earl Kimrey, 32, into custody Friday night, as the search continued for the woman’s 3-year-old daughter. Kimrey is the boyfriend of Kristy Woods, the mother of Mariah.

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NC – AMBER ALERT: Emotional plea from mother to find Onslow County toddler | WITN

ONSLOW COUNTY, NC (WITN) – A mother made an emotional plea for the return of her three-year-old daughter this evening.

Kristy Woods told WITN’s CB Cotton that she last saw Mariah Woods Sunday night around 11:00 p.m. when she checked on her. She said her boyfriend saw the toddler around midnight when she got up and he told her to go back to bed.

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