Missing Toddler, Father Found Dead In El Dorado County
SACRAMENTO (KCBS/AP) – The bodies of a missing 2-year-old Sacramento girl and her father have been found in the man’s vehicle in El Dorado County, this after a statewide AMBER alert was issued for the toddler on Friday.
FBI agents said the bodies of Madeline Samaan-Fay and 49-year-old Mourad “Moni” Samaan were discovered in his green Toyota 4Runner near Grizzly Flat Road, in a rural area near Placerville, on Saturday night.
The cause and time of death have not been determined.
The girl was last seen on August 7 with her father in a Sacramento grocery store.
Authorities said the girl was taken by her father after her mother was granted custody of Madeline, ending what had been a joint custody arrangement.
The mother reported her daughter missing on Tuesday.
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