Missing Wisconsin girl Lily Peters found dead; police investigating

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Police successful Wisconsin accidental the decease of a missing 10-year-old miss is being investigated arsenic a homicide, CBS Minnesota reports.

Iliana Peters, who went by Lily, was recovered dormant astir 9:15 a.m. Monday, according to the Chippewa Falls Police Department. Her begetter reported her missing Sunday nighttime aft she did not instrumentality location from her aunt's house.

lily.jpg Iliana "Lily" Peters  Chippewa Falls Police

"We would similar to widen our deepest sympathies to the household and friends of Lily Peters during this tragic time," Chippewa Falls Police Chief Matthew Kelm said.

No arrests person been made, and constabulary said they are pursuing up connected aggregate leads.

Peters was past seen by household members astatine her aunt's location and she was expected to beryllium heading to her home. Officers said a "bicycle believed to beryllium to Lily" was recovered successful the woods adjacent her aunt's home.

Police said K9 teams from the Chippewa County Sheriff's Department and the Lake Hallie Police Department had been called successful to hunt the area.

She was past seen wearing a purple long-sleeved garment with achromatic agelong pants and grey shoes.

No different accusation was instantly released.

"We promote anyone with accusation to delight interaction the Chippewa Falls Police Department and to support a authorities of vigilance arsenic determination whitethorn beryllium a information to the public," Kelm said.

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