*UPDATE* 3 year-old missing after falling into creek in Winn Par - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

*UPDATE* 3 year-old missing after falling into creek in Winn Parish

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**UPDATE 4-9-14** The Winn Parish Sheriff has released the name of the child who drowned when he fell into a rain swollen creek Monday.

Three year old Alden Garland was fishing with his family at the creek when he fell in. His stepfather jumped in to attempt to save him, but the current was too strong. The stepfather needed help to get back on dry ground.

Divers spent much of the day Monday searching for Alden, but were unable to find him

His body was recovered Tuesday morning just downstream from where he was last seen. 

**UPDATE 4-8-14** The search for the 3 year old boy who fell into a swollen creek in Winn Parish is over.

Winn Parish Sheriff Cranford Jordan told us the toddler's body was found about 10:50 a.m. this morning. 

Boats and dive teams from several parishes in the state also assisted today after suspending an overnight search. The searchers also used a cadaver dog, "Nitro", in the search. 

According to Sheriff Jordan, the search started yesterday morning at the site on Spillway Road.

The boy and his mother were fishing near the culvert when he fell into the water. The swift current swept him into the culvert and under the roadway. 


WINNFIELD, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The divers have suspended searching an area on Spillway Road for a 3-year-old boy who fell into the water and was swept into a culvert.

The divers will resume searching at 7 a.m. Tuesday.

The search on the creek's banks continues.

That's according to Winn Parish Sheriff Crandford Jordan's Facebook page.

The divers will resume searching at 7 a.m. Tuesday.

Sheriff Jordan says the call came in this morning around 10:30 a.m. The boy and his parents were at Spillway Creek off of US 84, a few miles west of Winnfield.

Jordan says the boy was on a concrete structure along the creek when he slipped and fell into the creek. Dive teams from Natchitoches, along with Wildlife and Fisheries and State Police have been on the scene all day.

The sheriff says the boy's hat was found on the opposite side of the creek, but no other signs of the boy have been spotted.

Involved in the search has been Natchitoches Sheriff, City of Natchitoches Fire, Natchitoches Fire Dist 9, Winn Parish Fire District #3, La State Police, La Wildlife Agents, Desoto Parish Fire District, Grant Parish Sheriff, Red River Parish Sheriff, Alexandria Fire, Pineville Fire, Rapides Parish Sheriff, Winnfield Marshal, Dodson Police and the many private citizens that came to the aid of us and the family.

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