Report: Amber Alert canceled after authorities find girl's body

Leah Marie Aguirre

Credit: Crosbyton PD

Crosbyton police released this photo of Leah Marie Aguirre, who has been missing since January 3. She was found dead a week later.

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Posted on January 10, 2013 at 6:48 PM

The Lubbock Avalanche Journal reports that police serving a search warrant found the body of a small child whose disappearance triggered an Amber Alert earlier this week. 

Leah Marie Aquirre went missing on Jan. 3. in Crosbyton, located about 41 miles west of Lubbock. The Amber Alert was issued Tuesday and canceled Thursday. 

The caretaker of the child has been arrested and charged, although the newspaper does not identify her. 

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