5-year-old Girl Found Dead in Indiana; Stepmom Charged after Girl’s Body Recovered from River: Authorities

5-year-old Girl Found Dead in Indiana; Stepmom Charged after Girl's Body Recovered from River: Authorities

According to the authorities, a woman from Indiana has been charged with neglect after the body of her stepdaughter, who was five years old, was discovered on the bank of a river.

It has been determined that Deonna Hollingsworth, who is 26 years old, is responsible for the death of the kid.

The caller reported a youngster who had been playing in the Wabash River at Kimmel Park in Vincennes, Indiana, prior to going missing, according to WFIE.

Knox County officials stated that they received a 911 call at approximately 2:40 p.m. on Thursday. The caller indicated that the child had gone missing.

According to the Department of Natural Resources of the state, a number of agencies swiftly arrived at the river and conducted a search for the girl using a variety of tools, including dive teams, sonar, and boats.

At approximately 7:15 p.m., divers discovered the body of the girl in the vicinity of the park’s boat ramp as per Fox News.

During the time that the child was going missing in the river, Hollingsworth, who was the child’s stepmother, was caring for her.

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