Body of Young Girl Discovered In Niagara Falls

August 27, 2012 Updated Oct 26, 2013 at 7:36 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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Body of Young Girl Discovered In Niagara Falls

August 27, 2012 Updated Oct 26, 2013 at 7:36 AM EDT

NIAGARA FALLS, NY (WKBW)-- Police in Niagara Falls have discovered the body of a young girl in an alley between 3rd Street and 4th Street.

Family members tell Eyewitness News the body is that of 5-year-old Isabella Sarah Tennant.

Tennant was last seen in Niagara Falls sometime between midnight and 6:00 A.M. Police say the last person to see her was a 16-year-old neighbor. He is being interviewed by police as a person of interest, and is in custody.

Tennant was staying at grandmother's house on 6th street and last seen in the living room around midnight, the front door was left unlocked. The mother works overnight at Players Bar. She came home around 6 A.M. could not find her daughter.

Police are holding a press conference at 2 P.M. today. Watch Eyewitness News for the latest on this story as it develops.