Deputies Investigating Leads in Search for Missing 6-Year-Old Girl

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SACRAMENTO/GLENN COUNTY --

The Sacramento Sheriff’s Department says Jadianna Larson was last seen with her mother's boyfriend at their home on 47th Avenue at around 11 a.m. Thursday.

That’s when the boyfriend says he suffered a seizure.

“His mother came to check on him, found he had been on medical emergency, and found Jadianna was missing for the apartment,” Sheriff's Department spokesperson Sergeant Lisa Bowman said.

That was at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, more than nine hours after she was last seen.

Immediately, investigators recruited search and rescue teams from Contra Costa and Placer counties, going door to door, looking for any clues.

Friday, students at Bowling Green Charter School went home with flyers, informing parents of the kindergartener's disappearance. Authorities confirm Jadianna has not been to school there for a week.

“(I'm) very concerned, because it could be my kids and they're passing out the papers and informing the parents. Hopefully they will be bringing her home,” parent Anthony Doonan said.

With no confirmation if a burned body found in Glenn County matches Jadianna's, family remains on edge.

“If you have her just let us know you have her. If you're helping us keep her from someone's custody we just want that information,” Paris Stokes, Jadianna’s uncle, said Friday.

Investigators Await Results of Potential Connection

The town of Artois is about 100 miles north of Sacramento, where Larson went missing.

Authorities have not made a definitive connection between the body found there and the missing 6-year-old girl.

The Glenn County Sheriff's Department says firefighters responded to a small fire in a dry creek bed around 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

Crews found a body among the flames.

Today, the coroner determined the body is female between 5 to 10 years old.

DNA from the body has been sent to a lab for identification. Those results are pending.

The Glenn County Sheriff's Office believe the little girl is a victim of a homicide, and that they are in communication with Sacramento County Sheriff's Department.

Missing Girl's Babysitter Speaks Out

LaShawndra Robinson says she babysits Jadianna because she's the same age as her son.

She says many people who live in her complex have issues with drugs, but there are also a lot of social workers who come here to organize AA meetings. There are also a lot of cameras surrounding the buildings.

Robinson said Jadianna's mother is in rehab, and often she felt the little girl was neglected.

"There's no reason a little girl should have been in this place with all these drug addicts, I'm sorry to say," Robinson said. "All this intervention, all these social workers, case workers, all these people. At the first time I met the little girl I told her do you want to come with me. She came with me. She did not know my name, I did not know hers. I kept her for a whole weekend. Her mom did not call once."

Employees at the AM/PM convenience store next door to her apartment complex told us Jadianna often comes here shopping alone.

They say she hasn't been here for a few days.