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The father of a 2-year-old Indiana girl, whose body was recovered from a riverside where she was rescued from a submerged vehicle, was held without bond for 72 hours after police told investigators Gave “conflicting stories”. “A report said.

Bartholomew County Sheriff Matt Myers said Emma Sweet’s father was hospitalized with hypothermia and has given investigators different stories about what happened to him as the duck hunter killed White near Columbus on Friday. Saw his truck on the East Fork of the river.

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The girl’s body was lying about three miles away from the vehicle. According to investigators, Emma Sweet was last seen on Wednesday and was reported missing along with her father.

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Indianapolis Star reported that investigators said Jeremy Sweet essentially gave “two stories” of what happened. The newspaper reported that he said he must have left his daughter somewhere before the incident and then added that she was with him when he went into the water.

An official told the newspaper that it is possible the vehicle may have driven into the river, but that it would generally not be “a scenario where you could accidentally drive into it.” It was not immediately clear how the vehicle reached the river.

  Officials said the search for the two-year-old Indiana girl ended Sunday after rescue teams found her body on the riverbank from where her father had previously been rescued from a submerged vehicle.

The sheriff’s office said that at the time Jeremy Sweet was pulled from the water, he was out on bond for illegal possession of a firearm, a serious violent offender, as well as possession of methamphetamine.

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The sheriff’s office did not immediately respond to an after-hours email from Granthshala News. The Bartholomew County coroner is working to determine the cause of the child’s death.

Granthshala News’ Stephen Soares and