MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Milwaukee Police confirmed at a press conference on Saturday morning that a body found in Minnesota on Friday night is believed to be the missing 2-year-old Noelani Robinson.
After the news, local and state leaders have responded.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said death is "a reminder of the dangers of human trafficking."
Here is Mayor Barrett's full statement:
"I am deeply saddened by the news that the 2-year-old body-Noelani Robinson body was found. She was a beautiful toddler and her life was cut short by Her unfortunate death is a reminder of the dangers of human trafficking. "
" I extend my condolence to the family of Noelani Robinson and all who care for his death. "
US Senator Tammy Baldwin sent a message on Twitter saying, "The tragic murder of Noelani Robinson is heartbreaking beyond words. Please keep this beautiful angel in your thoughts and prayers."
The tragic murder of Noelani Robinson is heartbreaking beyond words. Please keep this beautiful angel in your thoughts and prayers. pic.twitter.com/gI5xD8fcdx
̵1; Sen. Tammy Baldwin (@SenatorBaldwin) 16 March 2019