Nalani Johnson was found at Pine Ridge Park near Blairsville and the medical examiner was called in, Indiana District Attorney Patrick Dougherty said at a press conference.
An autopsy was planned on Wednesday. "Until we have more information about the cause of death and the death, we really can not give you much at this point," said Dougherty.
Sharena Nancy, the driver of the car in which her father had announced this The child was last charged with kidnapping a minor.
Toddler's father, Paul Johnson, said Nancy had left with his daughter after a Saturday quarrel, according to Allegheny County police.
Johnson and Nancy were at the head of a Coleman McDonough, head of the Allegheny County police, reported Tuesday at a press conference that Nancy is being held without bail in the All Gheny County jail. Other charges brought against her include the impairment of custody of children and concealment of a child's whereabouts. Her preliminary hearing is scheduled for 16 September.
CNN could not identify or reach a lawyer for Nancy.
Johnson, his daughter and a friend spent several hours with Nancy on Saturday before the reported abduction. They all drove in a car driven by Nancy, as it came to a dispute according to complaint.
Johnson decided to get out of the car, but when he pulled his daughter out of the car seat, Nancy drove off with the toddler, the complaint said.
Johnson told detectives that he had tried to call Nancy's cell phone several times, but she had never lost weight. ET. The police arrested Nancy (25) in the vehicle during a traffic jam at 19:30. ET, but did not find the child in the house, it said in the complaint.
Nancy told the detectives that Johnson sold the child to an individual for $ 10,000 and asked them to complete the return.
Nancy said he showed her a photo of a black woman she was about to meet and asked her to drive the infant "20 minutes" from a petrol station in Monroeville along US Route 22 to meet the woman in the complaint.
Nancy said she was told that the woman would then "mark" her and Nancy would turn the toddler around, the complaint said.
Nancy told detectives she had found a silver SUV with parked license plates on the roadside and did as she instructed, handing over the toddler and the car seat of a woman standing beside the car and then driving away. Nancy told the police she saw a second woman in the SUV.
Nancy said she drove around smoking cigarettes and talking to her husband.
McDonough said on Tuesday they had no evidence to confirm Nancy's The police distributed this photograph of the car to Sharena Nancy, a woman charged with kidnapping. "src-mini =" // cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190902165147-nalani-johnson-missing-car-small-169.jpg "src-xsmall =" // cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext /dam/assets/190902165147-nalani-johnson-missing-car-medium-plus-169.jpg "src-small =" http://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190902165147-nalani-johnson- missing-car-large-169.jpg "src-medium =" // cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190902165147-nalani-johnson-missing-car-exlarge-169.jpg "src-large =" //cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190902165147-nalani-johnson-missing-car-super-169.jpg "src-full16x9 =" // cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190902165147 -nalani-johnson-missing-car-full-169.jpg "src-mini1x1 =" // cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190902165147-nalani-johnson-missing-car-small-11.jpg " data-demand-load = "not-loaded" data-eq-pts = "mini: 0, xsmall: 221, small: 308, medium: 461, large: 781" />