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Well we now know that a ten year old girl who disappeared in Colorado is not coming home.
Less than two hours ago cops identify the body a body is that of Jessica Ridgway a fifth grader who disappeared on her way to school last week.
Our focus has changed.
From a search for Jessica.
-- mission of justice for Jessica.
Well a couple of hikers found the little girl's body on Wednesday in a park just about seven miles west of girl's home and Westminster Colorado.
Dan Springer is outside the police there and tell us how they -- didn't Benoit took two days.
Well it took so long excruciating two -- Asia because the body was not intact they had to do -- DNA match.
There are hundreds of local state and federal cops not working this case we know that some of those cops -- -- in the field with a body was found yesterday combing it for more evidence.
There's an FBI profile here they have followed up on about half of the 15100 tips from the public.
We know police have clear Jessica's parents and have been saying for a couple of days now that she was abducted by a stranger.
Obviously a very fixed extremely dangerous predator.
Any leads here do they know -- thing.
You know they're not saying anything about their investigation they're very tight lipped out trying to keep it close the vast -- we do not to put out sort of very.
Description an FBI profile.
They believe the killer was a man who may be acting and usually perhaps he -- change his appearance recently.
They will get more specific as they get deeper into the investigation but this Denver suburb is on edge.
Knowing there is a child killer in their midst.
I want the community to know.
That we are doing everything within our power to apprehend that individual.
And we are committed to doing everything within our power to keep our community.
And especially our children.
Our most precious commodity says.
And we'll have to see if that provides in the comfort we have noticed that there is a -- sharp decline in the number of kids outside playing.
-- so obviously the sub community is very worried right now Dan Springer live tonight -- thank you.
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