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Casey as sheriff Jimmy Edwards worked on the manhunt for the very beginning he says he got -- -- arrived at the woods last night.
Just while the suspect was still alive after he shot himself in the head.
And when it was all over.
He went over and gave those girls a big hug and -- Edwards is live with us now.
From -- sheriff how they -- how they sound how they look.
They -- time they -- they had some.
Well buys them -- -- you know gravity normal Wear them but.
They they were hungry and thirsty.
And wore out that you know they just wish Leo was Vista related no it must've.
Been and I know all of Union County was watching this is.
If you guys are trying to prevent another disaster I mean I I know how concerned you -- about the well being of those little girls with that guy around right.
All we were very concerned.
You know any time you got some small child like that and and -- this terrible wouldn't it.
It gives everybody -- tension.
Very you know the word was that he thought he might have been so for some reason thought he might have been those girls father.
I don't know what was going on in his -- why was viking Lander will look like -- but I don't believe there's any evidence to.
To back that no there's not enough and I wondered I know you got help from the community you got what turned out to be really good tip on this location how that go down.
-- we -- all in the area we were trying to stay in this area and shut down any resources.
To him to enable him to get out of -- area.
We had nothing.
That led us to believe that he had gotten out years that's why we stated -- continued work and continued.
Pressure only -- United States Marshal service the our office of Highway Patrol and all these agencies that came together.
To try to rescue these children.
We you know.
When you found them did did they have supplies didn't look like they were dug in did it look like he had -- plan.
I don't believe we have a plan I believe it was just rolling.
In this wooded area travelers -- under cover here today.
He did have some water but it.
It did appear debate possibly -- -- they have not been very know your -- -- good thing he won't need any water anymore sheriff Jimmy Edwards were the ones -- rescues little girl sure it's great -- congratulations and thank you.
All right let's get over the.
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