Body of missing toddler found in creek in rural Barnes County
KATHRYN, N.D. — The body of a missing toddler was found in a creek near Kathryn on Thursday, April 30, according to a news release from the Barnes County Sheriff's Office.
Authorities were contacted at 6 p.m. on Thursday about a missing toddler in the 100 block of First Avenue in Kathryn, and a search party was able to locate the toddler about an hour after their disappearance, the release said.
The sheriff's office said it will respect the family's request not to release the name of the toddler or the family.
Kathryn is a small town with a population of 52 about 20 miles south of Valley City.