KENNETT, MO. (KMOX) – The body of a three year old girl who has been missing since August 6th in the Missouri Bootheel has been found.

Dunklin County Sheriff’s officials told KMOX News that the body of Breeann Rodriguez was found this evening at 8:15.

Officials would not release details.  Breeann disappeared near her home in Senath Missouri while riding her bicycle.

The man who confessed to suffocating the girl made a brief court appearance today. 

 Shawn Morgan’s arraignment was rescheduled for August 30th to give him time to find an attorney. shawn Missing Missouri Girls Body Found

Police say Morgan, a father of three, has confessed to suffocating Breeann Rodriquez after finding her at his backyard swimming pool.  He told police he threw her body in a floodway ditch near the Mississippi River.  Police would not say where the body was found.

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