Mom's boyfriend arrested in missing Jacksonville toddler case

Mother's boyfriend is arrested in connection to disappearance of 3-year-old Mariah Woods and police believe she is dead

The Onslow County Sheriff's Office says 32-year-old Earl Kimrey is being held on more than $1 million bond in the Onslow County Detention Center on charges that include concealing a death and obstruction of justice. "The searches will now shift to a recovery process", the Federal Bureau of Investigation said.

She made a plea for the girl's safe return Monday night. The search for Mariah entered a fifth day Friday.

In a statement issued just before 2:30 a.m. on Saturday, the sheriff's office said that information gathered in the search for Mariah led authorities to believe she is dead, although no body has been recovered. "All with one mission: to help us find Mariah".

NBC affiliate WRAL that Kimrey lived in the home with Mariah and her mother.

North Carolina investigators believe a three-year-old girl, who went missing last week, is dead.

Deputies said more charges could be pending.

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The FBI said in a statement on Friday that the search for Mariah Woods took deputies from the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office to a local creek, where they used sonar. Meador said they also sifted through roughly 95,000 pounds of trash by hand for evidence, and some "items of interest" were sent to the Marine Corps Base at Quantico for testing. The FBI later said the woman in the picture did not have any connection to their ongoing investigation to find Mariah.

Woods' mother first reported her missing Monday morning. Woods lives with her mother and her mother's live-in boyfriend on Dawson Cabin Road in Jacksonville, North Carolina.

Kristy, who this week disabled her Facebook account after posting the missing person's appeal for her daughter, claimed that Mariah was taken by a stranger.

'Nobody heard anything? Four people in the house, two adults and two kids, someone just comes up and snatches the baby and walks out?', Alex Woods said.

"Allow us to review it to determine if it is of investigative value", FBI agent Stanley Meador said. The missing child's case has shifted to a homicide case.

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