NEOSHO, Mo. — The search for a 12-year-old girl who went missing in Shoal Creek is now over.
After five days of searching rescue crews recovered the body of Kaylin Brown.
She was swept away by a strong current at Shoal Creek at Lime Kiln Park in Neosho on Wednesday.
Her body was found just before 7 p.m. Sunday 3.26 miles down stream from where she was swept away.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol recovered Brown’s body before 8p.m. Sunday night.
Sunday the Missouri Highway Patrol, Missouri Department of Conservation, Newton County Rescue and Recovery and Neosho Police and Fire were searching the area for Kaylin Brown.
Her body was found by a volunteer group called Mennonite Disaster Service: Arkansas Search and Rescue.