(Olney) — The Olney Police Department is seeking information on the death of an 8-year-old female that occurred Wednesday night. Earlier that evening, police had responded to a report that the juvenile was missing. She was later found deceased behind a building on the south side of Olney.
The death is being investigated as a homicide by the Southern Illinois Child Death Task Force. Anyone with information on the incident is encouraged to contact the Olney Police Department at 618-393-2921. Information can be given anonymously.