A little girl missing since Friday was found deceased, according to officials.
Tampa Bay Times reports that Lorie Thermidor disappeared on May 1 from her home near the K-Bar Ranch subdivision in Tampa. The girl’s father said he realized she was missing at around 1:30 p.m. and contacted authorities.
Hundreds of searchers, including volunteers, search dogs and divers, scoured the area for hours. At around 8:30 p.m., divers found the little girl in a lake near her residence.
Sadly, the child was found in the lake deceased.
**MISSING CHILD ALERT**2 yr old Lori Thermidor. Last seen 5/1/20 at approx. 3:30 P.M. in the 19400 blk of Redwood Point Dr. Tampa FL. Last seen wearing pink w/ grey polka dot pajamas. She is 3’0 tall / 40 pounds. pic.twitter.com/Q4SsGQSRUr
— TampaPD (@TampaPD) May 2, 2020
Police have not said whether foul play is expected. No arrests have been made. The cause of death is pending.
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[Feature Photo: Lorie Thermidor/Tampa Police]