GANSEVOORT, NY. (WWLP) – A 9-year-old girl who disappeared on Saturday, riding her bike in upstate New York, has been found.
New York State Police says Charolette Sena is in good health following a 48-hour search. Governor Kathy Hochul said a ransom note was dropped at Charolette’s family’s home at around 4:00 a.m. Monday morning.
Investigators used a fingerprint from that note to identify a suspect. Police then located both Charlotte and the suspect in a camper.
The suspect, 47-year-old Craig Nelson-Ross Jr., was arrested. Hochul added that the suspect’s address is two miles from Charolette’s home.
It is unclear if he knew her before the abduction.
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