Deputies: Whitley County Toddler Found, Mother Charged

Contributor: Lance Vaught
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Updated: 1/01 3:51 pm
According to Whitley County deputies, a mother fell asleep in her Rockholds community home and awoke to discover her three-year-old daughter was gone.

At around 2 pm on December 31st, 28-year-old Stephanie Brock called the Sheriff's office, and they began searching for her missing toddler.

They believe the girl may have been gone between an hour to 90 minutes.

Deputies say the toddler was found almost half a mile away from home by a neighbor, and was taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for minor scratches and hypothermia.

Brock was later charged with wonton endangerment and endangering the welfare of a minor.

After being released from the hospital, her daughter was taken to a family member for custody.

Deputies are still investigating.
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