A body that was found on Sunday is believed to be that of a 13-year-old girl who was at the center of a Florida Missing Child Alert, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
The St. John’s County Sheriff’s Office says Tristyn Bailey, 13, was reported missing at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Her family told authorities she was last seen around midnight.
The sheriff’s office says a body was found in the immediate area around 6 p.m. during the search for Bailey. Authorities say there is an active investigation to determine what happened.
The sheriff’s office said updates will be provided as they become available.