IBERIA, Mo. (AP) - A missing 13-year-old girl has been found dead in rural central Missouri.
The Miller County Sheriff's Office said Sunday that the body of the girl was found in a wooded area at an unoccupied farm near Iberia.
Macala Shelton has been reported missing Saturday by her grandmother, and the sheriff's office had issued an endangered person advisory for her. The grandmother told authorities that Macala had gone to bed shortly before midnight Friday but was not there the next day.
The sheriff's office says an autopsy is being conducted.