Child’s body found during search for missing NC 3-year-old girl

GASTONIA, N.C. (WSPA) – Police say they’ve found a body they think is the missing 3-year-old girl.

Crews in Gaston County, NC started looking for the missing girl Monday afternoon.

The girl, Jordan Ann Dumont, was reported missing from her Bessemer City home around 3:30 p.m. Monday.

Officials say her mother’s boyfriend, who was caring for the child, told police he last saw the girl around 1 p.m. and notified authorities when he realized she was missing.

Police say they believe the boyfriend fell asleep while he was watching Dumont.

Investigator interviewed people connected to the case Tuesday morning.

(Associated Press contributed to this report)

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