(CMR) A child who was reported missing this morning has reportedly been found dead. The child's mother posted on Facebook this morning that two-year-old Alissady was last seen at about 4:30 a.m. in South Side East, Cayman Brac.
CMR sources shared that the mother had changed the child's diaper at 4:30 a.m; shortly after, her boyfriend went outside to smoke. The child was discovered missing shortly after 5 a.m. She was reportedly found a mile away from where she lived on Ironshore.
CMR was speaking to District Commissioner Mark Tibbetts about the missing child this morning when he said things were not looking good. Following this, CMR has received numerous calls that the child has been found dead.
Police have since reported that at around 5:16 a.m this morning, Tuesday 26 July, emergency services responded to a report of a missing two-year-old child in Cayman Brac. The child was last seen at 4:30 a.m and discovered missing at 5:10 a.m.
Emergency services, including police, fire, and public works, along with members of the public, immediately conducted searches in the area. The police helicopter conducted aerial searches.
The Cayman Brac Fire Service vessel carried out nearby offshore searches, and at around 9:30 am, they located the missing child, who was found unresponsive along the shoreline. Emergency medical services attended the location, and a doctor from Faith Hospital pronounced the child deceased at 10:00 am.
A sudden death investigation will be carried out in relation to this incident.
The RCIPS expresses its condolences to the family of the deceased.
This is a developing story, and we will provide more details as soon as they become available.