Search for dead 3-year-old Flint, Michigan girl called off

Believed to have been beaten to death by her parents

Police in Flint, Michigan, have called off the search for a 3-year-old girl they suspect was beaten to death by her parents and buried in a shallow grave.

Authorities believe animals took the body of Kimora Simon from the grave and MLive reports that on Wednesday, Flint Police Captain Devon Bernritter said that the agencies involved int eh 3-day search have looked everywhere they thought the child’s body could be.

On Tuesday, Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton announced felony murder and other charges against 26-year-old Khairy Joshuawon Simon and 27-year-old Erika Shantae Finley. They were also arraigned on charges of child abuse, tampering with evidence, and lying to a peace officer in a violent crime.

Leyton says the investigation began after a child welfare worker asked Finley where her daughter was.

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