Body of missing 4-year-old Florida girl found in pond

Chelsea Noel disappeared Saturday in Port St. Lucie

(Photo courtesy of FDLE)

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – The body of a missing, autistic 4-year-old Florida girl has been found in a pond a few blocks from her home.

A dive team found the body of 4-year-old Chelsea Noel early Monday. She had been missing since Saturday night.

Officials from the Martin County Sheriff's Office, the FBI and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement assisted in the search for the girl, going door-to-door in the area and looking through vacant lots and ponds.

But late Sunday a search team in a kayak saw what they thought was a small body submerged in the water.

No further details were immediately available.

No other details have been released.

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