UPDATE: Missing three-year-old in Knott County has been found


UPDATE: Kentucky State Police confirm the girl was found alive around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday near the Knott County Sportsplex, about three miles from her grandparents’ home . She had been missing for more than 24 hours.

Original Story (5/4/2021):

KNOTT COUNTY (WDKY)– Officials from multiple agencies are searching for a missing 3-year-old girl in Knott County.

Kentucky State Police said Madlyn Clawson went missing before dark on Tuesday.

Crews are searching in the Bolen Cemetery Road area, north of Hindman, where the little girl lives.

Kentucky State Police, the Knott County Sheriff’s Office, and Kentucky Fish and Wildlife are among the agencies assisting with the search.

Some volunteers remained in the area throughout the night.

A larger, coordinated search began early Wednesday morning.

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