The Sheriff's Office is expected to release more information Saturday morning. Deputies detained two people for questioning after the little girl's body was discovered late Friday afternoon.
CRESTVIEW — The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the suspicious death of a 3-year-old girl whose body was found in a wooded area off U.S. Highway 90 near the Walton County line.
Deputies were called to a home on Bobolink Way east of Crestview about 12:30 p.m. in response to a report of a missing child, according to the Sheriff's Office. They discovered the missing girl's body in some woods four hours later.
Deputies have detained two people for questioning, the Sheriff's Office said.
The Sheriff's Office had not released any more details as of 6 p.m., including the name of the girl or the people detained.
The Sheriff's Office is expected to release more information Saturday morning.