UPDATE: Missing 4-year-old Michigan girl found safe
MARYSVILLE, Mich. (WNEM) - A missing 4-year-old Michigan girl has been found safe in Ohio, police said.
Lilliana Nardini from Marysville in St. Clair County was reported missing about 10:30 p.m. on Jan. 9.
On Jan. 10 about 9:30 p.m., Michigan State Police reported that Lilliana had been found safe.
On Jan. 11, Ohio State Highway Patrol posted an update on Twitter stating that they had been advised about a vehicle transporting a missing child from Marysville.
At about 8:44 p.m., troopers located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop, the tweet said. The suspect was arrested and the child was returned home safely, Ohio State Highway Patrol said.
The suspect was Lilliana’s biological father, 46-year-old Erik Nardini, who had lost custody by court order.
“After being served with the court order, Erik made statements to the mother she would never see the child again,” Marysville Police Department said in a press release.
Her father is now in custody, police said.
Copyright 2023 WNEM. All rights reserved.