ALLEN COUNTY, Ky. -- (WDKY) -- A 7-year-old girl who disappeared during a high school football game in Scottsville was found dead in a pond behind the school Saturday night.
State police say her murder has changed Allen County forever. Sadly, it has also changed the Doolin family forever. They called Gabriella, Gabby. The little girl was a cheerleader.
Her mother says she vanished while she was cheering on her two brothers who were playing a football game Saturday night.
An hour later, state police found her small body in a small pond behind the school.
Little Gabby’s family is dealing with an incredible amount of grief but they are also receiving an incredible amount of support.
About 4,300 people live in Scottsville. During a vigil Sunday night, thousands of people came to pray with the family.
While state police are staying tight-lipped about their investigation, they are saying they have not arrested anyone yet.
Investigators aren't naming a suspect at this time but they tell FOX 56 that they are checking leads and questioning people about Gabby's murder.
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