A 10-year-old girl in Indiana, whose disappearance prompted a police and volunteer search many days ago, was found dead in a plastic garbage bag tucked away in a shed behind her home Wednesday and arrested by her stepmother for allegedly arresting her. that he killed her.  34-year-old Amanda Carmack was the man who first reported her stepdaughter, Skylea Rayn Carmack, who disappeared Saturday night, City Police Chief Shem told NBC News. She said Skylea might have escaped.
The girl lived with her father and Carmack in Gas City, which is about 80 miles northeast of Indianapolis, said Indiana State Police Sgt. Tony Slocum.
Police appealed to the public on Sunday to help them search for Skyle. "It is thought to be in grave danger and medical attention may be needed," Indiana State Police said in a statewide signal Sunday.
On Wednesday, the signal was canceled when Skillia's body was found in a plastic bag in a shed
Carmack was arrested for murder, neglect of an addict, death, domestic battery as a result of death and strangulation, according to state police in Indiana. She is being held in the Grant County Jail.
Police say the 10-year-old was probably killed between 4:30 pm and 6am on Saturday, and preliminary evidence indicates she was strangled, though she will be executed autopsy to confirm her cause of death.
The Gaza City Police Department, Indiana State Police, Grant County Sheriff and Gas City residents searched areas near Skyle's home and handed out leaflets with a photo of a 5-foot-tall 100-pound girl. The flyers said she was last seen wearing a shirt with Mario and Luigi on it and would respond to Sky or Boog.
On Wednesday night, friends of the child, family and neighbors gathered to pay tribute to Skylea, lighting candles, reading poems, reciting prayers and passing letters.