UPDATE: 3/20/15 – Thursday night, the authorities called off the search and went back to the home of missing Ahziya Osceola.
They searched the home again and found the boy’s body late Thursday night. in an “obscure part of the house,” that they did not find the first time they searched the home.
Hollywood Police Chief Frank Fernandez said there was no way the child could have placed himself in the place where he was located and foul play is suspected. “Late last night, during a thorough exhaustive search of the house, we discovered the body of little Ahziya,” he said, “in an obscure location, not readily visible to the average person.”
The medical examiner is trying to determine how he died.
Original story: Ahizya Osceola, 3, was last seen around 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2015. He was last seen on the 5400 block of Johnson Street, in Hollywood, Fla. He is wearing a Florida State University sweatshirt and burgundy pants.
Karen Cypress, Ahizya’s mother said the child was living with his father. Kenneth Tommie, the maternal grandfather said the child was sleeping when his father went to work about 8 a.m. leaving the boy with the stepmother.
Police are using a helicopter to search for the boy as well as on the ground.
If you have any information, please call the Hollywood Police Dept. at 954-764-4357.