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Searchers find body of missing toddler

COLUMBIA, SC (AP) - Authorities have found the body of a 2-year-old girl who went missing at a South Carolina river.

Multiple media outlets report that searchers found Natalie Hasty around 11:30 a.m. Saturday several miles downstream from where she had gone missing.

It wasn't immediately clear how Natalie died or whether her body was found in the river or on land. Natalie was last seen around 3:30 p.m. Friday afternoon in the Wateree River.

 Authorities say the girl from Lugoff was swimming on the river bank near the boat dock with relatives.

Natalie's grandmother says a dogfight distracted the family for just a minute, but Natalie was gone when she turned around.

Sumter County Sheriff Anthony Dennis says it's too early to tell if any family members will be charged.

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