Family mourning the loss of their youngest child found in Elk RiverFargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- Three days of searching ending with a family mourning the loss of their youngest child.
By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- Three days of searching ending with a family mourning the loss of their youngest child.
Crews found the body of Daisy Jo Holland in a Minnesota River. She wandered off as her family set up camp Friday night at the Wapiti Campground in Elk River.
Praying and praying with their heart-felt words. These girls wanted to bring a little peace to the river that caused a family so much pain.
These girls were among the first to learn Daisy Jo Holland was missing at their Elk River Campground.
Braving the wind, rain, and the cold on a holiday weekend to look.
On Sunday, water patrols from three counties used infrared scanners in the Elk River and connected Orono Lake.
After 66 hours of searching, including hundreds of volunteers, it was a sheriff's dive team that found the child's body a little after 2:30 p.m.
Bradley Rolfe- Elk River Police Chief: "At this time there is no indication of foul play; however, the investigation will remain open."
And where Daisy was last seen playing, now other girls say a prayer for the toddler who would have turned two years old on Monday.
Several of Daisy's relatives were at the campground, sitting by the river's edge, right before the search ended.
Daisy's family thanking all the searchers and those 260 volunteers. As well as the 6,700 people who followed the search on a special Facebook page.