UPDATE: Preliminary autopsy shows girl from Baraboo Amber Alert likely died by suicide

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THURSDAY 7/9/2020 3:47 p.m.

BARABOO, Wis. (WFRV) – A preliminary autopsy has found that a Baraboo girl found dead after an Amber Alert earlier this week likely died of suicide, according to officials.

According to WFRV affiliate, WISC, an autopsy was conducted and authorities determined her death was due to pharmacologic suicide.

When the Amber Alert was issued, Baraboo Police stated the 10-year-old girl may have taken an unknown amount of pills and might be suicidal.

Body of missing 10-year-old girl found

TUESDAY 7/7/2020 12 p.m.

BARABOO, Wis. (WFRV) – The body of a missing 10-year-old Baraboo girl has been found, according to Sauk County officials.

An AMBER Alert was issued for Kodie Dutcher late Monday night. She had last been seen around 4 p.m. and had reportedly taken an unknown amount of pills.

ORIGINAL STORY: AMBER ALERT: Kodie Dutcher, 10, of Baraboo

TUESDAY 7/7/2020 6:06 a.m.

BARABOO, Wis. (WFRV) – An AMBER Alert has been issued for a missing 10-year-old girl.

According to the statewide alert, Kodie Dutcher of Baraboo was last seen around 4 p.m. on Monday, July 6. She is suspected to have taken an unknown amount of pills and may be suicidal.

Kodie is described as 4’9″ and about 110 lbs. She has blond hair, blue eyes, and was last seen wearing overall pants.

Emergency crews say they checked the area surrounding the 1100 block of 12th Street in Baraboo. Authorities say Kodie left behind her cellphone and shoes. She is believed to be traveling on foot.

Anyone with information on Kodie’s whereabouts is asked to contact Baraboo Police at 608-963-5622 or their local law enforcement.

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