Toddler found dead a mile from Dewey-Humboldt homePosted: Updated:
UPDATE: The toddler reported missing has been found dead about a mile from his home in Dewey, Arizona.
Yavapai County sheriff's spokesman Dwight D'Evelyn said they are still investigating the exact manner of death.
According to YCSO, two-year-old Emmett Trapp was located around 11:30 A.M. this morning deceased by search and rescue personnel.
The area where the body was found is being treated like a crime scene.
D'Evelyn said this is a common protocol in any unattended death to ensure that a complete and thorough investigation can be conducted to determine the cause and manner of the death.
Details are still coming in so stick with azfamily.com for updates on this developing story.
DEWEY, Ariz. - Yavapai County Sheriff's Office continue their search for another missing two-year-old boy.
Emmett Trapp was last seen at his home in the 1800 block of Lavender Sage Road in Dewey, Arizona around 8 p.m. Monday evening.
Emmett has brown hair, blue eyes and was wearing a pajama top, diaper and no shoes. He is about 26 pounds and three feet tall.
The boy's mother called YCSO around 8 p.m. after awaking from a nap and reported the boy missing. She had been home with her four children.
She searched around her home and property without finding her son.
The family dog apparently wandered off with Emmett, but the dog returned home when he was called.
Deputies arrived shortly after the call was made and searched the home and surrounding areas.
The search effort continues with additional search teams.
There is no evidence of foul play. Officers completed a search of sex offenders in the area which found no evidence linking any of the offenders to the disappearance.
YCSO detectives from the Criminal Investigations Bureau is working with family members who have been cooperative during the search efforts.
On top of numerous agencies assisting in the search efforts, county residents have offered their assistance, but according to YCSO at this time no additional resources are needed.