Missing 3-year-old girl’s body found in Wayne County park

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Ontario, N.Y. (WROC) — A missing 3-year-old girl was found dead Sunday night, according to State Police officials.

Water rescue units located the body of Zyvette Marquez-Rivera around 11:43 p.m. Sunday in a small body of water at Casey Park, off Knickerbocker Road, in the Wayne County town of Ontario.

Marquez-Rivera was reported missing around 7 p.m. Sunday.

Officials say they discovered the body 30 feet from the shore.

State Police Capt. Barry Chase says the pond was closed for swimming, and that there were no lifeguards on duty.

State Police continue to investigate the incident and said that their top priority is now to determine a cause of death. Capt. Chase also stated police are trying to figure out how the incident occurred.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call State Police at 585-398-4100.

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