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BREAKING NEWS
4:46 PM, Today
Body of missing girl found
Sheriff Jeff Grey has issued a news release:
Montezuma Fire Chief Ron Schulze reports that his department was dispatched to a missing child report at 6339 SR 703, just west of Montezuma at 7:34 AM on July 23, 2016. Sheriff's deputies had been dispatched and it believed the child had wandered away from home early this morning.
Chief Schulze requested assistance from Chickasaw, Coldwater, Celina, St. Mary's Twp., St. Henry, Osgood, Burkettsville, South West Mercer, Mendon, and Rockford Fire Departments. Also assisting were Mercer County Sheriff's Office, Auglaize County Sheriff's Office, ODNR-Division of Watercraft, MCERV, and Coldwater EMS. Lutheran Air Ambulance also assisted with a helicopter.
Missing was Jade Riggs, age 10, from 6339 SR 703. She was last seen around 5:30 when her grandfather left for work. Over 90 responders searched the area woods, fields, and water. At about 1:56 firefighters who were searching the channel located Jude deceased in the water.
It is believed that when she woke up she went outside. She loved to go to the water and throw stones in. It is believed that she fell in the water at that time.
The Montezuma Fire Department would like to thank all the Fire Departments and other agencies for their assistance. "Although we would have preferred a different outcome, we appreciate the support of the public when we ask them to stay away and let us do our job," stated Chief Schulze.
Friday, July 22nd, 2016 Edition of The Daily Standard
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Norma F. Buening age 88 of Maria Stein, Ohio passed away peacefully at 7:00 AM Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Elmwood of New Bremen. She was born on February 10, 1928 in Maria Stein, Ohio to the late Joseph & Regina (Rolfes) Puthof . . .
Lee Junior Moody, 89, of Ansonia, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at Heartland of Greenville. He was born Sept. 21, 1926, in Celina, a son of the late Clark Leroy and Laura (Shook) Moody. In addition to his parents, he was pre . . .
Mary M. Mestemaker, 94, formerly of Celina, died on July 21, 2016, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys. Arrangements are pending at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina. . . .
James C. Miracle, Celina, 79, died on July 21, 2016. Arrangements are pending at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina. . . .
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