Suspect in custody in missing toddler case
Investigators searching for body of Breeann Rodriguez
DUNKLIN COUNTY, MO- A suspect is in custody in the case of missing 3-year-old Breeann Rodriguez.
Shawn Morgan was arrested Friday night and is being charged with first degree murder. A Dunklin County prosecutor say Morgan suffocated Breeann.
Dunklin County Sheriff Bob Holder and Senath Police Chief Omar Karnes made the announcement of Morgan's arrest Saturday morning. Breann was last seen riding her bicycle in front of her home on Ode Johnson Street in Senath on August 6, 2011.
Morgan lives in the same neighborhood as Breeann's family. He is currently being held at the Dunklin County Justice Center. He is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.
Several agencies are searching for Breeann's body and bicycle in an undisclosed area of Dunklin County.
Further comments are expected from investigators. We will continue to follow this story and bring you updates as they become available.