Tulsa Police: Child's Body Found In Verdigris River, Possibly Connected To Missing Toddlers

Wednesday, May 27th 2020, 5:31 am
By: Amy Avery

Tulsa Police confirmed a child's body was found in the Verdigris river, and it may be connected to the missing children in Tulsa.

Tulsa Police said they have not been able to ID the victim yet.

Police are not releasing details yet about where in the river the body was found.

Muskogee County Emergency Management said the body was found 1.5 mile north of Highway 62 in Muskogee County along the Verdigris River.

They said the body was spotted near Chouteau Lock and Dam 17 by an off duty deputy.

The body was recovered from the water around 9:15 Tuesday night.

This comes after Tulsa Police found new video showing the two toddlers walking into a creek near the apartment complex in Tulsa.

Three-year-old Miracle Crook and two-year-old Tony Crook were last seen Friday Morning on Surveillance video with their mother at a nearby convenience store.

Two hours later, they were seen alone walking outside near the water.

Related Story: Search For Missing Tulsa Toddlers Will Resume Morning Of May 27

Tulsa Police focused their search efforts on the ponds at the complex on Tuesday before searching Mingo Creek, which flows into Bird Creek and eventually the Verdigris river.

Officials said the search will resume Wednesday morning.

Tulsa Police along with OHP's dive team are expected to continue their search Wednesday.