Body of missing Michigan toddler is found in creek one mile from trailer park he was last seen wearing his pajamas
- Noah Alan Jordan, one, disappeared at 11am on Sunday from his mobile home
- Police scoured the area and focused their search on Buck Creek a mile away
- This morning, his body was recovered but a cause of death is still unknown
The body of a missing toddler has been found in a Michigan creek a mile away from where he was last seen.
Noah Alan Jordan, one, disappeared at 11am on Sunday from a trailer park in the Cutler Estates in Kent County, wearing his pajamas.
He was found this morning in Buck Creek a mile north of the estate.
The body of Noah Alan Jordan has been found in a Michigan creek a mile away from where he was last seen
He disappeared at 11am on Sunday from a mobile home in the Cutler Estates in Kent County and was found in a creek this morning
Investigators had desperately searched for the boy, knocking on every home and scouring the area for any sign of him.
Aerial drones, boats and K9 units were deployed by the Kent County Sheriff’s Office.
Footprints found on Sunday afternoon near the creek focused their investigations in the water, but it is still unclear if they were his.
Late Sunday, the search in the creek was halted due to safety concerns as water levels rose.
They continued this morning and at around 9am, Noah was eventually found.
A cause of death has not been determined.
Late Sunday, the search in the creek was halted due to safety concerns as water levels rose
Kent County sheriff’s Sgt. Eric Brunner said: ‘It’s always hard with kids, especially. You work extra hard.’
Police said in a statement: ‘At 9am this morning rescuers recovered the body of Noah Jordan in the Buck Creek.
‘He was located about 1 mile north of the initial scene. We thank the community for their support during this difficult time.
‘The KCSO also thanks our local partners: the Michigan State Police, Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office, Cutlerville Fire Department, Georgetown Fire Department, and several other fire and search & rescue agencies that helped since the onset yesterday.
‘Our hearts are with the family and friends of Noah during this difficult time. KCSO will continue to support the family during this time of grieving.’