Arrest made in connection with disappearance of NC toddler

The Onslow County Sheriff?s Office and the FBI took 32-year-old Earl Kimrey into custody on Friday. He's believed to be the live-in boyfriend of Mariah Woods' mother, and one of the last people to have seen the little girl who was reported missing Monday.

ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. -- An arrest has been made in the disappearance of a three-year-old girl in North Carolina.

The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI took 32-year-old Earl Kimrey into custody on Friday. He's believed to be the live-in boyfriend of Mariah Woods' mother, and one of the last people to have seen the little girl who was reported missing Monday.

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Investigators said evidence gathered during the course of the investigation indicates Mariah is deceased. The search has shifted to a recovery process.

Kimrey is charged with Concealing of Death, Obstruction of Justice, 2nd Degree Burglary, Felony Larceny and Possession of Stolen Property. He's being held in the Onslow County Detention Center under a $1,010,000 bond.  

The district attorney said additional charges could be pending.

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Anyone with information should contact the sheriff’s office at 910-455-3113 or Crime Stoppers at 910-938-3273. 

Stay with wcnc.com for more on this developing story.

 

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