The daddy of a 2-year-old Indiana girl whose physique was recovered alongside a river, miles from the place he was rescued from a submerged automobile has been positioned on a 72-hour maintain with out bond after police say he gave investigators “conflicting tales,” a report mentioned.
Emma Candy’s father was hospitalized with hypothermia and has given differing tales about what occurred to her to investigators since duck hunters noticed his truck about 6 a.m. Friday within the East Fork of the White River close to Columbus, Bartholomew County Sheriff Matt Myers mentioned.
The woman’s physique was situated about three miles from the automobile. Emma Candy was final seen Wednesday and was reported lacking alongside along with her father, in accordance with investigators.
The Indianapolis Star reported that investigators mentioned Jeremy Candy basically gave “two tales” about what occurred. The paper reported that he mentioned he might have dropped his daughter off someplace earlier than the incident after which mentioned she was with him when he went into the water.
One official informed the paper that it’s potential that the automobile was pushed into the river however it typically wouldn’t be a “situation the place you may simply unintentionally drive into it.” It was not instantly clear how the automobile ended up within the river.
On the time Jeremy Candy was pulled from the water, he was out on bond for illegal possession of a firearm by a severe violent felon in addition to possession of methamphetamine, the sheriff’s workplace mentioned.
The sheriff’s workplace didn’t instantly reply to an after-hours e mail from Fox Information. The Bartholomew County coroner is working to determine the kid’s explanation for the dying.
Fox Information’ Stephen Sorace and the Related Press contributed to this report