Report: Body of missing Milwaukee 2-year-old found near Minnesota highway

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BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn. (WSAW) -- Citing family and law enforcement sources, multiple Milwaukee news outlets report missing 2-year-old Milwaukee girl, Noelani Robinson, was found dead Friday night along a highway in Blooming Prairie.

A press release from the Steele County, Minn. Sheriff's Office confirmed the discovery of a body along Highway 218, which runs through Blooming Prairie, but did not directly link the case to search for Robinson.

Noelani's father, Dariaz Higgins, was taken into custody Wednesday night. He's accused of killing Noelani's mother and kidnapping Noelani, and has been charged with first-degree murder.

An Amber Alert has been active for the toddler since Monday. The Milwaukee Police Department has a press conference planned for Saturday morning.