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Police find body of missing 10-year-old Mitchell girl

The girl fell through the ice on a waterway near Mitchell on March 6
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Photo of 10-year-old Taleya Paris.

Police say a 10-year-old girl who was reported missing west of Stratford has been found dead.

Ontario Provincial Police say the girl, identified as Taleya Paris of West Perth, was reported missing on March 6 and had last been seen in the river outside the community of Mitchell, in West Perth.

OPP say canine units, underwater search and recovery teams and aviation services were called in to look for the child.

They say her body was found Monday.

Police say her death is not considered suspicious.

A GoFundMe page has been launched to help the family pay for funeral expenses, as well as grief counselling for the father and Taleya's siblings.

- With files from The Canadian Press

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