UPDATE: Officials in Alabama announced that they have found the body of missing Hiawayi Robinson. She was 8. Earlier, cops released photos of a person of interest in the mysterious case. The discovery of the child's body devastated the scores searching for her, hoping for a miracle.
"We went out with the intent to find little Hiawayi to put her back
in her mother's arms," Yvonne Whitlock told AL.COM. "I have an 8-year-old son and my
heart is at the bottom of my feet."
The dead child's dad Hiawatha Robinson said earlier in the day: "I just want her to come home and talk about my bald head. I miss all that."
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