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Police: Body of 5 year-old Gulfport girl in vacant trailer home

1 year ago July 17, 2014 Jul 17, 2014 Thursday, July 17 2014 Thursday, July 17, 2014 1:56:22 PM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press

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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