LANCASTER, Calif. – The discovery of a small child stuffed inside of a duffel bag and tossed near a Hacienda Heights hiking trail left a community wondering who she is and how she got there.
A striking resemblance between the faces of a missing Lancaster girl caused many tips to be called into the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The tips were investigated and the girl found deceased was determined to not be 13-year-old Skylar Mannie. Skylar left her home on February 14, 2019, at around 2:00 p.m. She was possibly seen near the Lancaster Target store off of 10th Street W/Avenue K in the City of Lancaster.
Skylar is still missing and is describeds as a black juvenile, 13-years-old, 5’5”, 130 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a grey hoodie with “Love” on the front, blue jeans, and black shoes. Any tips on her whereabouts should be called into the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station.
Meanwhile, authorities are attempting to identify the deceased child. “LASD Homicide Detectives are working diligently to solve the case of the deceased child found in Hacienda Heights,” said Lancaster station deputies. “Our hearts go out to her loved ones. We know Homicide Detectives will not give up their attempts to identify her.”
The deceased girl is described to be a black juvenile, between 8-13-years-old, 4’5” tall and 55 pounds. The shirt is pink and says, “Future Princess Hero”. Her pants were blue leggings with Pandas printed on them. The girl had no shoes on when she was located.
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