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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.

A Girl aged two has tragically died after the car she was in was reported stolen, Hours later police found the girl and the car in the River Teifi.

Fearing the worst officers jumped into the river in attempts to save her.

Her Father believed the car had been stolen as he returned to his office and went back to find his car and daughter were missing, He now believes it is a tragic accident after the car rolled into the water.

The Toddler who has been named as Kiara Moore has been described as an “incredible happy young girl” who lived “a great adventurous fun life”.

Police located a stolen mini car in the River Teifi in Cardigan, West Wales and Poor Kiara Moore was within the car.

Police received a 999 call reporting Kiara had gone missing at 3.30pm on Monday and the car was found at 5pm with Kiara still inside the car within the River Teifi.

Emergency services rushed Kiara to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff but did not survive.

Facebook users wrote that the silver mini car had been stolen with the girl on the back seat however her father Jet Moore has claimed the death of his daughter was an accident after the car had rolled into the river.

On Monday afternoon, numerous Facebook posts claimed a silver Mini had been stolen from the town with a girl in it.

He wrote on Facebook: “She was an incredibly happy young girl who lived I hope a great adventurous fun life.

“And may have done more than most people. Been skiing twice and skied her self! Paddled the great glen Scotland.

“Played on every beach we could. Had a Loving family and made us all happy.”

He said that “They got in the car to go home. Sat on bank card which snapped and needed money to get home etc.

“Went back to the office to get money from the desk and came back to no car. Looked in the river. No signs. So we thought she and the car had been taken.

“The police found the car a while later and went way beyond the call of duty jumping in and pulling her out.

“They tried to revive her for hours but unfortunately could not. Everyone done their best.”

Police added: “We’re investigating the circumstances surrounding this tragic incident.”

They appealed for witnesses who may have seen the silver Mini enter the river between 3.30pm and 4.50pm on the afternoon of Monday 19 March to call 101 quoting message 216 of 19/03/2018.

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