Missing 5-year-old found dead in pond in Rains County

Published: Mar. 24, 2023 at 7:26 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 24, 2023 at 7:27 AM CDT
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RAINS COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - The Rains County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the recently recovered 5-year-old that was reported missing in Rains County on Thursday is deceased.

The Rains County Sheriffs Office announced via a social media post on their official Facebook page that they have recovered the missing 5-year-old child’s body from a pond in Rains County.

Officials have ordered an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

We will update you with more information as it becomes available.