Police: Body of 5 year-old Gulfport girl in vacant trailer home
GULFPORT, Miss. - Police in coastal Mississippi say the body of a missing 5-year-old girl has been found in a vacant mobile home, and her death is being investigated as a homicide.
Gulfport Police says the body of Janaya Makayia Thompson was found about 8:45 a.m. Thursday.
They say the trailer home is about a five-minute walk from her family's apartment.
Police would not provide any information on a possible cause of death.
The child had last been seen in the parking lot outside the apartment about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.
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