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Child missing along flooded Texas creek found dead

Published on NewsOK Modified: May 28, 2014 at 8:03 am •  Published: May 28, 2014
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LOCKHART, Texas (AP) — Officials say the body of a 3-year-old girl who went missing along a flooded Central Texas creek has been found.

Caldwell County emergency manager Martin Ritchey says the child's body was recovered from the rain-swollen creek near Lockhart late Tuesday night. She had been reported missing about six hours earlier as storms moved through the area.

He says officials originally got a report of two missing children, but a 4-year-old boy was able to get out of the creek.

Lockhart is located about 30 miles south of Austin.


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