Hampton, Virginia police arrested the mother of a missing 2-year-old and charged her with three cases of criminal neglect.
Tomlin, 34, originally said she saw her son, 2-year-old Noah, in his bed in a camper park in Hampton's Buckroe Beach neighborhood at 1 am on Monday.
Terry Sult, Hampton Police Chief, said Friday night that they believe the toddler is dead. "Unfortunately, Noah has not been found so far," he said. "Due to the coordinated investigation, we believe he died, which leaves us a bit speechless, but the search for Noah continues, we will never give up hope."
The police had concentrated their search on a landfill of about 16 km from Noah's house, but also extended their search across state borders.  Noah Tomlin, 2, was reported missing by his mother Julia Tomlin on June 24, 2019. "Width =" 540 "data-mycapture-src =" "data-mycapture-sm-src =" “/>
Noah Two-year-old Tomlin was reported missing on June 24, 2019, by his mother, Julia Tomlin. (Photo: Hampton (Va.) Police Department)
"Our hearts and prayers continue to go to the loved ones of Noah Tomlin and Noah Tomlin," he said.
The police chief said Tomlins other children are "looked after" by the child protection department of the city.
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