Missing Kentucky toddler wanders to safety

Lester Mason
June 12, 2018

The homeowner, Wayne Brown, said she had dirt all over her and had leaves in her hair. "I'm so thankful that she's okay".

Investigators are also reviewing home surveillance video from a neighbor showing a man walking to the house around 4:30 the morning Charlee disappeared.

The sheriff's department says Charlee appeared dehydrated and had some tick bites, but she had no other obvious injuries.

"We've got rattlesnakes and copperheads and coyotes and we've got all kinds of wildlife and things a little kid could be hurt", he said.

WAVE reported that 2-year-old Charlee Campbell and her pit bull dog Penny emerged from the woods in Lebanon Junction after mysteriously disappearing. Many in the community and from all around Kentuckiana would spend the better part of the next two days searching for her in the rural woods of Bullitt County. She was subsequently found safe, according to officials. [The dog] came back at the house the same time she [Charlee Campbell] showed up on Roy Lane. Tinnell is asking for a forensic medical examination to determine if the child had eaten while she was missing.

On its Facebook page, the sheriff's office wrote: "Charlee's awesome survival story continued tonight when she walked up on a porch on Roy Layne Road this evening".

"Then it dawned on me", he said.

"She opened the door".

Tinnell told the media he believes the girl could have been inside someone's home while she was missing.

"My little brother went missing", Brown said.

"Nothing short of a miracle", he said. She didn't answer me.

The Bullitt County Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate Campbell's disappearance.

A toddler who was missing for almost two days in Kentucky was found alive and her family says a dog is reason she survived.

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