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The body of a child who went missing on Saturday in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, has been found in a river.
The child, identified as Rosemary Chinyere Nnachi, was said to have attended an end of the year event with her parents at a club in Nnoro community, Ebonyi Local Government Area. Her parents are said to be members of the club.
A family source said: ‘She disappeared suddenly. Nobody knew where she went to and they started looking for her.’
Efforts to find her were unsuccessful despite raising of a search party. Pictures of her were also circulated on social media.
Her body was found 48 hours later floating in a stream far from the event venue.
Ekigbo Nnamdi, who posted Rosemary’s picture on her facebook page, said: ‘The missing child was found dead. The world we live in is evil. Thanks to those who showed concern.’
Police spokesman Loveth Odah said the matter had not been reported.
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