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Search for missing Fort Myers girl in Osceola ends for the day

Amber Alert issued for 9-year-old; man charged with child pornography

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – Authorities have finished their search for the day at a wooded area in Osceola County in the search for the girl at the center of an Amber Alert out of South Florida.

Osceola County Sheriff's Office said they were assisting the Lee County Sheriff's Office with a search, but would not release details on if it was related to the disappearance of 9-year-old Diana Alvarez.

Federal prosecutors charged Jorge Guerrero with child pornography after they said they found pictures on his phone after his arrest.

Alvarez vanished from her Lee County home May 29.

News 6 was on scene as investigators searched a brush area off of State Road 60, where federal investigators said Guerrero's phone was "stationary."

Guerrero's phone was found by a landscaper in the grass in the Orlando area and was brought back to Daytona Beach.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office wouldn't say exactly where they were searching, but added they will search for the missing girl anywhere Guerrero had traveled. According to federal investigators, Guerrero was in the same area being searched on the day of the child's disappearance.

Investigators said the Lee County Sheriff's Office will decide if any more searches will take place in Osceola County.


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