Missing child search comes to a tragic end in Cheyenne

Published: Feb. 19, 2021 at 7:27 PM CST
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - The search for a missing child had ended tragically, after two year old Athian Rivera was found dead Friday afternoon in Cheyenne.

Cheyenne Police reported the child missing around noon, saying he had last been seen around noon in the 400 block of Desmet Drive. Soon after, the child’s body was found in a dumpster in the area.

The Cheyenne Police Department hosted an in person media update at at the public safety center community room, offering what little information they could to the media.

“This investigation is active and we do not suspect there is any present danger to the public.” Cheyenne Police Department, Public Information Officer, Alexandria Farkas said, “Due to the nature of this investigation, we will not be accepting questions at this time,”

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