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Missing 4-year-old girl found dead in Port Charlotte canal

Evelyn Geer
Posted at 6:10 AM, Jun 02, 2023
and last updated 2023-06-02 14:16:17-04

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) says a four-year-old girl was found dead in a canal in Port Charlotte on Friday morning.

Deputies were looking for Evelyn Geer who was reported missing around 1:00 a.m.

Investigators say she wandered off from the VRBO home her family has been staying at on Barksdale Street and she was wearing a diaper at the time.

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CCSO says she was on the spectrum.

Cochran Boulevard is closed between Education and Collingwood Boulevard until further notice.