Child’s body found in Oklahoma river; officials unsure if remains connected to missing toddlers case

MUSKOGEE, Okla. — Authorities in Oklahoma found a child's body in the Verdigris River in Wagoner County late Tuesday.

According to KOKI-TV, Muskogee County authorities said people along the river reported seeing the body. Emergency teams from Wagoner and Muskogee counties searched the river and found the body overnight.

Tulsa police are going to Muskogee on Wednesday morning to see whether the body, which has not been identified, is connected to the recent disappearance of two toddlers near Mingo Valley Creek. Crews have been searching for Miracle Lashay Crook, 3, and Tony Demone Crook, 2, who were last seen by their mother, Donisha Willis, on Friday, police said. Willis was later arrested and charged with child endangerment.

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Posted by Tulsa Police Department on Sunday, May 24, 2020

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