Neighbor Charged With Murder Of Missing Toddler Breeann Rodriguez

By Radar Staff

The hunt for a missing Missouri three-year-old has come to a tragic end. Law enforcement on Saturday arrested and charged a neighbor of adorable Breeann Rodriguez with her murder.

Shawn Morgan
, 43, was today charged with felony counts of first degree murder, armed criminal action and tampering with physical evidence, announced Dunklin County Prosecuting Attorney Stephen Sokoloff.

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The little girl was last seen August 6, riding her pink bicycle with her five-year-old brother in front of their house. He went into their home for a few minutes, and when he returned outside, Breeann was gone.

Training wheels from the bike were located on Thursday, and were termed “items of interest” by the local police chief.

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The FBI joined in the hunt, and little Breeann’s parents made public pleas for her return.

“It is charged that Morgan caused the death….by suffocating her,” Sokoloff said in a statement.

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Breeann’s body has not yet been recovered, officials revealed during a press conference.  They are dragging local waterways and searching other nearby areas.

Morgan’s first court date is August 16.


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