UPDATE: Body of missing Baton Rouge toddler found; stepfather arrested

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UPDATE: Reports confirm that the body of 2-year-old Navaeh Allen, the missing toddler from Baton Rouge, was found in Hancock County Mississippi on Sunday, Sept. 26.  

BATON ROUGE, La. (KLFY) Officials with the Baton Rouge police department say an arrest has been made in the disappearance of 2-year-old Neveah Allen.

Allen’s stepfather, Phillip Gardner, 30-years-old, was arrested late Saturday night and charged with unlawful disposal of remains and obstruction of justice.

The child’s body, so far, has not been recovered.

Police ask that anyone having information on this investigation to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 38-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

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