Remains Found Where Missing Toddler Last Seen

TOLEDO, Ohio (September 6, 2013)--Investigators say a box that likely contains human remains has been found on the property where a missing toddler was last seen about three months ago.

An autopsy was scheduled Friday in the case, which is related to the disappearance of Elaina Steinfurth from her neighborhood on June 2 in Toledo, Ohio.

Lucas County Coroner James Patrick says the remains, which were found in a computer box in a detached garage, appear to be human.

Police and federal investigators have previously searched the property several times.

The 19-month-old girl’s mother and her boyfriend are both in jail, accused of obstructing justice during the investigation

Volunteers and authorities have searched all over the city for the girl.


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