Girl, 7, found dead near Kentucky football field

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Girl, 7, Found Dead Near Kentucky Football Field

Kentucky state police still haven't made any arrests in Saturday's murder of a 7-year-old girl.

Gabriella Doolin's family says she was cheering on her brothers at a Allen County-Scottsville High School football game when she went missing.

Investigators say the stadium announcer called her name after her parents lost sight of her. After the third call, the game actually stopped and the community starting searching for the 7-year-old.

WTVF reports that barely 30 minutes after she went missing, her body was found in a creek about 400 yards from the football field.

One resident told the station, "Nothing like this has ever happened and for the family, it's -- it's utter shock for [sic] what they're having to go through."

Gabriella's father released a statement on Facebook saying, "We've never been this empty. I'd give anything to hold my baby girl just one more time... I love her with all my heart... please continue to pray for my family... I would of gladly traded places with my baby girl.. I don't know why anyone would do this to a baby or anyone for that matter!"

WHAS reports that investigators are treating Gabby's death as a homicide and have narrowed down a list of suspects in connection to her murder.

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