The 3-year-old girl reported missing in Cootharaba yesterday afternoon has been located deceased.
Around midnight police divers located the child in a dam approximately 150m from the house.
Police are investigating the death and preparing a report for the coroner.
Police would like to thank local community members, SES and Rural Fire Brigade who assisted with the search for the child.
Police have launched a search for a 3-year-old girl who has gone missing on a property at Cootharaba on the Sunshine Coast this afternoon.
Emergency services were notified the girl had gone missing just after 3.30pm after attempts by family to locate her failed at the residence on Cootharaba Road.
Police commenced an immediate search of the home and property and have canvassed neighbouring areas. This search has now been extended to include aerial assets.
The toddler (pictured) is described as Caucasian, around 76cms tall with blonde curly hair. She was wearing long white pants and a light pink shirt.
Police are making an urgent appeal for anyone who may have seen the little girl in the vicinity of Cootharaba Road and Kabi Road to come forward.
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