The Onslow County Sheriff's Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have made an arrest in connection with the disappearance of 3-year-old Mariah Woods. Woods' biological father Alex Woods said prior the arrest.
The announcement that Woods was believed dead coincided with the arrest of 32-year-old Earl Kimrey.
He was charged with concealing of death, obstruction of justice, second degree burglary, felon larceny and possession of stolen property.
Kimrey is being held on more than $1 million bond.
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The girl was taken to SSKM Hospital on Friday where her medical tests were compeleted and confirmed the secxual assualt on her. Her parents took her to a pediatrician who advised her to be taken to the police, the officer said.
Authorities say due to evidence gathered during the course of the investigation, they believe that Mariah is dead, but they have not found her body.
The sheriff's office says the search for Mariah is now a recovery process.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Onslow County Sheriff's Office at 910-455-3113.
In all, 730 volunteers joined law enforcement personnel in the search on Friday.
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Team ADAM, part of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, located in Alexandria, Virginia, helped to organize Friday's search operations. The search for Mariah entered a fifth day Friday. She has been missing from her home since Monday. Her location is still unknown.
Family members said there was no sign of forced entry or signs of a struggle. "They're doing all that they can do and they feel helpless".
The Jacksonville, N.C., girl went missing late Saturday, prompting her father, Alex Woods, to question his ex-wife's statement about the girl's whereabouts. She says Kimery, saw the child later that night. He said he doesn't believe his daughter was abducted.
'I love her. I'll do anything that I can, whatever you want. He said two adults and two other children were in the house and someone should have heard something. ABC News reports that her mother reached out to the public in an emotion-filled plea Monday. Please just bring her back safe and sound - she's my baby, she's my everything'. "She's my baby. She's my everything". "And I just couldn't imagine". She weighs 30 pounds. Mariah has brown hair and blue eyes.
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