A 4-year-old child was found dead after deputies said she wandered off from a vacation home her family was renting.
According to Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office, 4-year-old Evelyn K. Geer was missing from a VRBO home her family has been staying at on Barksdale St. in Port Charlotte for several hours. She was wearing a diaper at the time she went missing.
“We are heartbroken to confirm that the body of 4-year-old Evelyn K. Geer has been discovered along the water edge down the canal behind the VRBO the family was staying in,” said Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office.
According to deputies, Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission Officers located the child early Friday morning while searching by boat.
“Please keep the family in your prayers as they go through this unbearable time,” said CCSO.
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