Body of child found in Watson

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Watson - Police say they found the body of a child as they searched for a missing seven-year-old girl from southern Illinois.

However, Effingham County investigators are not saying whether the body found at about 7:30 PM Monday night belongs to Willow Long.

She was last seen Sunday at her home in Watson.

Hundreds of volunteers searched near Long's home Monday.

An Amber Alert for Willow was not issued. Police do not suspect foul play.

 

 

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