TUCSON, Ariz. – Law officers searched Sunday for a 6-year-old Arizona girl who vanished from her home during the night in a case police said was suspicious and possibly a kidnapping.
The parents of first-grader Isabel Mercedes last saw her in her bedroom at their Tucson home at 11 p.m. Friday and discovered her missing at about 8 a.m. Saturday, police spokeswoman Sgt. Maria Hawke said. The parents phoned 911 minutes later.
Investigators were looking into various scenarios, including the possibility Isabel wandered out of the home she shares with her parents and two brothers. Hawke said Sunday that authorities were treating the case as "a suspicious disappearance and possible abduction."
Both parents attended a morning Mass at St. Joseph's Church, which is walking distance from the girl's home.
Leon Mazza, a deacon at the church, said the parents were doing "as well as can be expected."
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