Body Of Missing 12-Year Old Naomi Jones Discovered (With Gallery)

June 6, 2017

The body of missing 12-year old Naomi Jones was discovered Monday afternoon in the area of Detroit Boulevard and Ashland Avenue in Eight Mile Creek.

The body was discovered about five miles from where Jones was first reported missing about 1 p.m. last Wednesday in the 1400 block of East Johnson Avenue. The body was found by men who were looking to go fishing.

Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan says the case is now being investigated as a homicide.

Multiple local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, including scores of volunteers, have spent the past several days searching for Jones.

Click here for a photo gallery. photo by Kristi Barbour, click to enlarge.


133 Responses to “Body Of Missing 12-Year Old Naomi Jones Discovered (With Gallery)”

  1. ANIJAH BONNER on February 5th, 2018 12:31 pm


  2. Vicki on June 7th, 2017 9:57 pm

    My prayers and deepest condolences goes out to this BEAUTIFUL young lady’’s parents. I’m familiar with her parents, hurt and pain of losing a child. I lost my own child 4 years ago. And I’m here to testify that her parents life will be drastically changed forever. It’s going to be an heart-wrenching emotional rollercoaster.
    I’m praying that Jesus Will give them peace in the midst of this tragedy and that God will Comfort their Brokenheart

  3. Chris in Molino on June 7th, 2017 12:47 pm

    @DavidHuie——Maybe your right. I’m just incredibly tired of this earth. I’m ready to meet my Father. People have become so evil, so self centered, impatient, the list goes on. Where is the goodness anymore ? I try my best not to question God but this is ridiculous. I’m not ashamed to say I cried because of what happened to this child. It makes me angry more than anything. It makes me think about sinning to fulfill vengeance toward any mean evil person. The world is such a horrible place. I can’t wait for the Lords return.

  4. JC on June 7th, 2017 9:56 am

    Now a beautiful little girl?! Sheesh! @ mr reality. He isnt the only one. The person that shot and killed a beautiful lady on gibson road is still free too. For the people on here that say whats going on… I agree? What IS going on. This is outrageous!!! Mr sheriff only shows up when the camers and lights are there??? Something is fundamentally wrong areound here.

  5. David on June 7th, 2017 9:41 am

    @Mr reality…this is not about you little boy. Are you talking about the sheriff using big words with more than 2 letters of the alphabet you consider big.
    Go out and get a job and grow up.
    You detract (that means take away from) the real community issue of concern.
    You are a loser.

  6. Cheryl cole on June 6th, 2017 11:28 pm

    Praying for this family praying to god for rhe police find this coward and send him straght the the chair

  7. Joan Marie on June 6th, 2017 11:22 pm

    Poor young Naomi was such a beautiful child. You can see the happiness and joy in her pretty eyes in her picture. Sure hope whoever did this is caught quickly and punished without mercy. I can’t even begin to imagine the heartbreak the family is going through right now…I will be praying that they can find some peace.

  8. sandy on June 6th, 2017 9:55 pm

    How tragic! We prayed for this little girl that she would be found safe and sound! I’ve lost a child, so I know the pain this family is feeling. My prayers are with you. The location of where they found her should have lots of video camera around on those businesses. I’m sure the law is looking into that, but if they aren’t, they should be!! RIP little angel Naomi Jones. You deserved better than this…

  9. Mr reality on June 6th, 2017 9:30 pm

    A killer walk the streets while our sir knight the sheriff uses big words on tv that dont even have anything to do with what he really means…unreal…

  10. kathy watkins on June 6th, 2017 7:26 pm

    All I have to say is that we live in a dangerous world…Parents keep your eyes wide open…You don’t know who is watching your children and just waiting to hurt them….Praying for all parents to keep there children safe…Father God please watch over our children and keep them safe…As for the parents of this child my heart goes out to you, there’s no greater loss then losing a child God Bless you all….

  11. paul on June 6th, 2017 6:48 pm

    RIP Young Lady..
    I have a strong feeling this crime will be solved. Soon.

  12. mike on June 6th, 2017 4:58 pm

    Right now a madman walks the streets of your hometown. :(

  13. Rennie Pitt on June 6th, 2017 3:23 pm

    This is a Horrible thing for a family to endure.The person or persons responsible should face death.They need to be made an example of what happens when you hurt our children.Prayers to the family.R.Pitt III%

  14. fisherman on June 6th, 2017 2:42 pm

    This is why they still need the death penalty!!!!!!!

  15. Glory on June 6th, 2017 2:06 pm

    Lord Jesus wrap Your loving arms around this family and give them comfort.. Lord I thank You for making a way, that whoever, harm this baby, be found quickly. Forgive and have mercy for the community.

  16. Fantastic Sam's Family on June 6th, 2017 1:37 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers for the family and friends. Our hearts are deeply saddened by the loss of this beautiful angel.

  17. Judith Johnson on June 6th, 2017 1:27 pm

    Words can not expree what i feel for this family in their loss of this precious baby…i will pray for u all and hopefully u all the same thing…our heavenly father help us to cope with the pain because the pain never gooes away.I have known the family a long time and my heart hurts for u all.

  18. 429SCJ on June 6th, 2017 12:56 pm

    Bring your hand down hard Lord, on the monster that murdered this child.

    Prayers for the Jones family.

  19. Pam Carter on June 6th, 2017 11:45 am

    This is such a tragic loss. I still can’t believe someone could be so heartless. Praying for entire Jones family.

  20. Fransetta Roberson on June 6th, 2017 11:45 am

    So sorry for your loss may God be with this family in there time of need please touch this family as right now they need you in Jesus name Amen

  21. Matthew Park on June 6th, 2017 11:43 am

    Our prayers are with the family

  22. Marlo felton moore on June 6th, 2017 11:28 am


  23. Stacy on June 6th, 2017 10:33 am

    I cannot even fathom a loss of this magnitude. My heart breaks for this baby and her family. This is the reason that I am so strict on my children….to the point I don’t hardly let them outside alone. It doesn’t take but one second. I pray this Monster is caught and endures every fear, every pain thos child felt. I cannot express my sympathy enough for this family. LITERALLY BREAKS MY HEART

  24. Carolyn on June 6th, 2017 10:26 am

    My heartfelt sorrow for her family. I hope that whoever is responsible is living in torture knowing what was done to that poor, innocent child and her family. He will never live another day of peace and I pray that he is caught soon and he receives the maximum sentence and the other prisoners know what he has done as sometimes prison justice is better.

  25. Jennifer M on June 6th, 2017 10:22 am

    I have been keeping up with all of the news stories about this case. Yesterday watching the news and hearing the worst possible outcome, bothered me deep down. I have 3 children and would be lost without them. Prayers go out to the family and i hope the person that did this pays for what they have done.

  26. Puddin on June 6th, 2017 10:22 am

    I’m so sorry for her loss. I pray they catch and severly punish whomever is responsible. The loss of a child is indescribable. May God be with the family and comfort them.

  27. Naomi Stone on June 6th, 2017 9:48 am

    This is so hard to believe. This beautiful, precious young girl, taken from her family, friends, community. We all grieve at the loss. Who knows what she may have grown up to be, what with her bright eyes and brilliant smile? I grieve for her family and friends. I grieve that there are monsters in this world that would steal the lives of children. God knows and sees all of them, and unless they truly turn to Him, accept His love and mercy, and take the responsibility for what they have done, they WILL go to hell and be tormented for all of eternity. They must face their punishment. Remember, even David, a man after God’s own heart, had to bear the consequences of his own sin. The perpetrator(s) of this heinous crime have already set the wheels in motion. They must and will suffer the consequences. God bless the Jones family and all who knew precious Naomi.

  28. Emily Campbell on June 6th, 2017 9:25 am

    Poor sweet innocent young girl.
    A Mother Devastated.
    A Family In Agonizing Heartache.
    A Community in Fear and Anger.
    Law Enforcement and Volunteers with Heavy Hearts.
    People, like me, so very sad, who pray and hope for justice and peace for all involved.
    RIP Naomi Jones ♡

  29. Calvin qualls on June 6th, 2017 9:17 am

    This is truely sad i hope they catch him or them remember who ever did this to that child is still running around i see the love that we have in our community dont let him get away help the detective catch this monster if you seen anything speak up family you have my condoléance

  30. Susan Becker on June 6th, 2017 9:03 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with this beautiful little girl and her family. This is such a senseless tragedy. I pray that the sick person that is responsible is found and that justice is served for little Naomi and her family. May God bless them all and hold her in his arms safely until she is someday reunited with her loved ones. RIP little angel.

  31. VETTE POPE on June 6th, 2017 8:50 am


  32. Sam Daniel on June 6th, 2017 8:41 am

    This is absolutely heartbreaking. This poor beautiful child. My thoughts and prayers go out to this family as to our community. In the past week we all feel like we know and love Naomi. You will be forever remembered as the community’s child that was taken from us much too young. I know that the people responsible will get what they deserve.

  33. Carol on June 6th, 2017 8:11 am

    There are know words that can explain what my heart feels. Please know that my prayers are with you in this time of sorrow. God will lead the authorities to the low life that committed this unimaginable crime. Prayers……

  34. Bam on June 6th, 2017 8:02 am

    My heart goes out to the mother and family.

  35. Bama Girl on June 6th, 2017 8:01 am

    Like many others, I did not know Naomi before May 31st. Like many others, on that day, Naomi became someone we could all identify with. Race didn’t matter. She was like our daughter, our sister, our friend. All that mattered was there was a 12 year old child missing and we needed to get her home safe to her family. Together, our community came together to try to find this precious child. As each day passed, we continued searching, praying, asking for clues to help bring her home. Naomi is home now. She isn’t with her family but she is resting comfortable in the Lord’s arms. My prayer today and in the days to come is that her family and friends and our community can heal from this tragedy. I pray that her family finds the peace that surpasses all understanding and can find a way to heal. Thank you to all the volunteers, law enforcement, FBI, etc that assisted in bringing Naomi home. Now, it’s time to bring her killer to justice. I pray that each day brings new clues in their search and that justice for Naomi will be swift. God Bless Naomi, her family, friends and our community.

  36. me again on June 6th, 2017 7:51 am

    what in the HELL has this community become that we allow animals like this to roam the streets? This town has gone from a quiet, sweet and fun-loving area to a town full of vermin and cowards who would destroy the life of a sweet young girl like this, and more. What kind of thought process allows for anyone to justify the murder of an innocent little girl like this? I hope the bastard(or bastards) that did this die a slow and painful death, knowing that their ultimate resting place will be a place of no rest and eternal damnation. To the cowards that did this, I hope the entire community comes together in condemning you and stands up for the person or persons who get to see you to your death. God bless this little girls family in the hopes that some healing can begin for you. We need to show these folks all the love and caring that we can offer to them in their time of need and beyond. Black, white, yellow, purple or green, we’re all human in this and the divide needs to stop while we join together and clean this area of these kinds of animals.

  37. Nicole Sparks on June 6th, 2017 7:33 am

    My heart shattered into a million pieces when I found out! What kind of evil person could do this to such a young vibrant, beautiful soul. I cannot imagine the pain this family is feeling. I hope Naomi is at peace. I do know she is with our Lord and Savior. Fly high sweet girl!

  38. Amanda Watters on June 6th, 2017 7:26 am

    Unbelieveably sad to hear…praying for family during this horrible tragedy…

  39. Sheena on June 6th, 2017 7:26 am

    My heart breaks for this family. As an expectant first time mom I can’t imagine the emotions the family are feeling. I pray God wrap his arms around the entire family and that he leads authorities to the sick individual who harmed this sweet girl. Rest easy angel.

  40. Tilda Williams on June 6th, 2017 6:52 am

    I want nothing more than to wrap my arms around Naomi’s mother and hold her while she cries. As a mother of two girls the same age, I couldn’t imagine what she is feeling right now. I am a loving person, but right now I’d love nothing more than to have the person who did this standing in front of me with a shotgun in my hands. Something this horrible brings out the protective instinct in us all.

  41. LAWRENCE MCGHEE on June 6th, 2017 6:41 am


  42. Dewey on June 6th, 2017 6:25 am

    so sad…….absolutely terrible.

  43. Heather Preston on June 6th, 2017 5:59 am

    My heart and prayers go out to her family!! Such a tragedy! I cannot even begin to imagine what that mama is feeling! I’m so sorry for y’all’s lost! Rip beautiful Angel!!

  44. Robin on June 6th, 2017 5:22 am

    My heart is broken for this family and all of the law enforcement and volunteers who tried their hardest to find Naomi. I hope you find peace with time.

    “God bless you.”
    “May God wrap you in his arms.”
    “May you feel God’s peace.”

    Where was the divine intervention when she needed it the most? He wasn’t there then so I don’t expect he’ll be showing up to help now.

  45. Patti on June 6th, 2017 4:56 am

    My heart and prayers go out to the family and friends of this little girl. This has been a terrible tragedy for our community. I know Sherriff Morgan and the entire department won’t rest until they find this perpetrator. God bless you all. PH

  46. Vera Reese on June 6th, 2017 4:39 am

    Prayers for her family… in heaven sweet little baby… SMH
    …my heart is full

  47. Mr reality on June 6th, 2017 4:38 am

    The big thing to remember is her killer is wlking the streets….

  48. Fed UP on June 6th, 2017 4:25 am

    Senseless – when tragedy strike we all get angry – we want to march and we want to protest but there is somebody out there that knows something. Our society has become so apathetic toward the lives of others. We are all one people. This child was 12 and more than likely knew the suspect. WE all have to be careful who we allow in our children’s lives. I’m sure by now they already know who did it they are just gathering information to prove it and it probably won’t be a stranger. This child had a full life in front of her but God used her to show us all something. Wake up people. Fly high Naomi.

  49. Gwen on June 6th, 2017 2:35 am

    Prayers & More Prayers To The Entire Family.

  50. Sierra on June 6th, 2017 2:29 am

    May God Be with you I’m Terribly sorry for your loss❤

  51. Cakisha pettway on June 6th, 2017 1:52 am

    This is so sad i bet you that the person did this knew her and the Family very well prayers goes out to her mother and father

  52. Fredreka S Gettis on June 6th, 2017 1:49 am

    I pray for her soul, that she is free and that her spirit lead authorities to the culprit or culprits that is responsible for the lost of this precious life. Whomsoever you are you are a COWARD and waste of life. I’m sure you know God will reveal your identity. May god bring strength and peace to her family.

  53. Fredreka S Gettis on June 6th, 2017 1:41 am

    I’m sure she was afraid and I wouldn’t want to imagine the fear that must have set in praying someone found her in her desperate time of need. I pray she went in peace. I pray she was asleep. I pray her soul is free and her spirit lead authorities to her culprits the COWARDS they are.

  54. Mary Turner on June 6th, 2017 1:24 am

    My heart is so broken right now my prayers goes out to her family

  55. kofi sasu on June 6th, 2017 1:19 am

    I am so heartbroken. What an ungodly act. Killing an innocent soul. Hmm!! Where is the love we always talk about?
    I pray for strength for her family. May the peace of God that transcends all understand guide their heart. My condolence.

  56. Anthony on June 6th, 2017 1:00 am

    All prayers to shantara and her family. This is sad sad. As along time friend this hurts me heart badly. We need to hurry and catch this evil soul. This little girl did do nothing wrong for an adult to hurt her. God be with you Naomi.

  57. Leona on June 6th, 2017 12:48 am

    I cannot express the overwhelming sadness that I feel for this family. My hear just breaks knowing that this little girl had to face fear and grief in her last moments. No child should ever have to be scared much less for their life! I cannot even attempt to know what this mother is feeling tonight, dear God please give comfort to this family. Why is this world such an ugly place? So much hatred, sin, violence, and terror. My heart goes out to all that knew this little girl.

  58. bigbill1961 on June 6th, 2017 12:23 am

    This is gut-wrenching. My heart goes out to the family and I will keep them in my prayers.

  59. Jo Kriegel on June 6th, 2017 12:22 am

    Such devastating news!!! We are very sad. To the Jones family our family sends love and prayers. We are very sorry for the loss of your beautiful Angel. As a mother I can not even fathom. I hope they catch who ever did this. May find peace. Be strong for your other babies. There is a place in he’ll for who ever did this. I know Naomi is up heaven with God looking on you. Much love from our family to yours.

  60. Daniel Card on June 6th, 2017 12:09 am

    Such a terrible waste of life of this 12year old child who has been robbed of her chance of growing up and getting any chance of enjoying her precious child hood and her family’s love but now god has her with him. I know I should not wish hate or bad things to happen to others but I hope who ever done this horrific thing to this child suffers the most horrible., painful slowest type of death imaginable who ever done this should not be allowed to breathe the same air as the rest of the world may god bless her and her family and help them through all of this my heart goes out to the family and her R.I.P. little one.

  61. Donna on June 6th, 2017 12:03 am

    I’m sorry for your loss Your family will always be in my prayers RIP baby girl Naomi

  62. Denise Wong on June 5th, 2017 11:57 pm

    It is so sad that such a beautiful young life was ended so abruptly and cruelly. My thoughts and prayers go out to Naomi’s family and friends. And I hope the perpetrator of this crime will soon be brought to justice.

  63. Patsy on June 5th, 2017 11:55 pm

    Now all we can do is pray for this Mother. Her heart has to be shattered.. A Mother’s love, I can’t even imagine her pain.. Pray that they do find the person responsible for this horrible crime..

  64. Faye on June 5th, 2017 11:48 pm

    This is so sad. My heart goes out to this family. Praying for God to give each of you comfort and I pray they catch who ever did this to this sweet little girl.
    RIP Sweetie

  65. Shannon Harper on June 5th, 2017 11:46 pm

    This is so terribly heart breaking! I Can’t imagine what her mother is going through.. Such a beautiful young angel!! Nay God wrap his arms around her family in this time…

  66. Linda Loggains on June 5th, 2017 11:31 pm

    This family is in my thoughts and prayers during this terrible time. May God wrap them in his healing Arms to help them get thru this. I live in NC but have family in Pensacola and visit this area often. May God Bless all involved.

  67. Maxine on June 5th, 2017 11:29 pm

    Also, my deepest sympathy for this poor child and family. May Jehovah, the God of all tender mercies be with you all.

  68. David Huie Green on June 5th, 2017 11:28 pm

    “I wish the ECSO would find out who did this, make a public announcement about who the suspect is while they gather evidence so someone in the community could take care of it.”

    This is an understandable emotion but a very bad idea.

    What if they were wrong? You would have the innocent killed while the guilty walked free to do it again — and this assumes murder rather than accident. Haven’t heard any reliable facts yet.

    David for better ways and comforting those who mourn

  69. Linda Loggains on June 5th, 2017 11:27 pm

    My thoughts and prayers goes out to this family during this terrible time. May God wrap them in His healing arms to get them thru this ordeal. I live in NC but have family in Pensacola and visit this area often. May God Bless all involved.

  70. Shani graham on June 5th, 2017 11:24 pm

    My heart goes out to her family I send my deepest condolences

  71. Frances Hinely on June 5th, 2017 11:19 pm

    How can we help the family? What are their needs? I am heartbroken and fervently praying for her family.

  72. Jarvas on June 5th, 2017 11:09 pm

    I sympathize for her and her family .May God bless her sole and pay heavy burden on her attacker or attackers.It is a shame .Parents keep your eyes on your kids please.

  73. Paul Thompson on June 5th, 2017 11:07 pm

    No one is ever suppose to bury their child before themselves,, I pray for the person who done this is caught and swift Justice is taken,, I also pray for the Parents of this young beautiful child, that they can find peace on Our Living God can provide..

  74. Mariea on June 5th, 2017 10:55 pm

    I pray for both families. I am asking our Father to please cover them. I am also asking for the person who did such horrible disgusting thing like killing a 12 year old girl be caught and put to death. How could you take a child life and throw her away like trash. You are one evil baster

  75. Mariea on June 5th, 2017 10:48 pm

    Lord I ask that you have mercy, I ask that you bless both families but to the baster that killed that child I pray that they find you, and burn your ass alive. You took a 12 year old girl life how could you be so heartless. To kill then dumped her body as if it was trash OMG

  76. Amanda Miller on June 5th, 2017 10:44 pm

    Heart broken. Prayers going out to her family. I don’t talk much about religion on FB because it is such a personal, individual belief, but there must be a heaven for children and she must be in better place. As an Orthodox Christian, we having a saying upon the loss of a life, “may her memory be eternal”. God Bless her soul and help her family through their pain.

  77. Gary on June 5th, 2017 10:32 pm

    Such a devastating thing for a family to endure. Thoughts and prayers for them and hope that justice will be swift and severe.

  78. Marie Duncan on June 5th, 2017 10:31 pm

    My sincere condolences to the family and friends of this beautiful little girl. At least she is safe now, and out of this world. It has become a giant insane asylum, run by its inmates. May you find comfort in Isaiah 57:1 KJV. Praying for all her family and friends. May you feel God’s Peace with you at this terrible time in your lives. My heart is broken for you

  79. Jimmy Brittain on June 5th, 2017 10:30 pm

    So, so sad.ECSo, Please send me the name of the responsible person, and I promise they will be punished slowly, and the world will be rid of a sicko! Jimmy ‘72 Rebel

  80. Sylvia Godwin on June 5th, 2017 10:29 pm

    my love and prayers go out to this family for their loss. I pray God hold her family in his love and gives them peace and comfort. I just feel so sad for all of them.

  81. Beth Bell on June 5th, 2017 10:24 pm

    I am so totally heartbroken over this . . . Such a senseless tragedy to a beautiful child. My love and prayers to her family, friends and our community. May God grant you all comfort.

  82. Chelsea sims on June 5th, 2017 10:24 pm

    It is so sad just to know their parents are unable to sleep at night knowing that their children is not in a world full of safety home and church and school used to be the safest places for us to being even knowing that our children will be safe. Now they are the worst places for a child to even think of going and having a place that you can call safety. I am so sick and tired of the sick minded people that goes in and out of constant rage this just a thought of them even thinking about molesting raping taking a child’s life from them when they haven’t even begun to live life. To whoever out there done this to this child you’re going to get yours because you have to answer to God for all the wrong that you have done and there’s no amount of Mercy that anyone not even God will hold you or forgive you for what you have encountered on this family. All I can do is pray for you my brother my sister or my brother and sister who never did it I don’t put nothing past nobody today but if you ever hurt one of mines you going to pray you would have met Satan before you met me

  83. Tina on June 5th, 2017 10:18 pm

    So sad and sick!! God sees it all and trust there is a price to pay. Praying for the family. I love you Faith, Solo and Mani!!! RIP Naomi. Your an Angel!

  84. Tammy on June 5th, 2017 10:16 pm

    My heart breaks for her parents and family. I pray they find the person/people responsible for this and justice will be served. One thing for sure they will have to answer to the Good Lord for this horrible thing.

  85. Shari wood on June 5th, 2017 10:15 pm

    This is so tragic, every parent and Grandparent in Our city is suffering grief, this little girl could have been anyone’s daughter or Granddaughter, to think now that there is no safe place for children to play, no safe neighborhood, no place for a parent to allow their children to just be children. This beautiful little, innocent child will not get to graduate , will not get to go to college , will not get to fall in love and get married, will not get to have children and grandchildren, all of this stolen by a child predator. I pray Naomi’s family is surrounded by loving supportive family and friends, I hope God can ease their suffering, and help the police apprehend the evil person or persons who took this child’s life .
    I hope and pray that the family continues to receive support from the Pensacola community.

  86. Anita Goolsby on June 5th, 2017 10:03 pm

    Praying for the family and friends and also for the person or persons that done this to God’s child that they would be caught and put to DEATH!

  87. Pat Bray on June 5th, 2017 9:58 pm

    So sorry my heart is breaking for her family. Prayers for comfort and peace.

  88. Marie on June 5th, 2017 9:51 pm

    Poor little child, so sad that someone could do this to a little girl. Prayers to the family hope they catch this evil person who did this.

  89. Jen on June 5th, 2017 9:50 pm

    Absolutely heartbreaking! Prayers for the family & friends of this girl. I cannot imagine what they are going through. May God help the authorities bring the killer to justice. This is an act of pure evil, sickening.

  90. Chrissy Ogilvie on June 5th, 2017 9:48 pm

    My heart and all my love goes out to this family. I am certain nothing can be said to make this easier but know you are loved by our community and ready to help in any way we can.

  91. Vickie Goodson on June 5th, 2017 9:44 pm

    So sorry for your loss. I hope and pray the monster gets everything the good Lord has in store for them. I can’t believe that anyone would do this to a child. She’s a very beautiful little girl. May your heart find peace in knowing she walks in the heavens above. God bless the family of this child. Will continue to keep you all in our prayers.

  92. Kathy on June 5th, 2017 9:40 pm

    My deepest condolences to the family, keeping the family in my prayers. Such a sad ending we for our children to stop dying by the hands of monsters.

  93. Sedition on June 5th, 2017 9:35 pm

    Prayers to the family…this is not how I was hoping the story would turn out.
    To the responsible person/people…turn yourselves in. You will receive more humane treatment from law enforcement and the legal system than if one of us catch you…you can bet on that.

  94. Glae on June 5th, 2017 9:32 pm

    I’m am so very sorry for this family. This beautiful child was taken before she had time to live her life. I worry about my children every, single day, and the youngest is 19! Whoever did this awful thing to this family deserves whatever hell may come his/her way. He/She will get what’s coming to them, both in this life and the life after. My prayers, positive energy, and healing thoughts are with this family, may they find peace in their hearts.

  95. John Mastrangel on June 5th, 2017 9:29 pm

    I left Detroit to escape the violence, this area is no different. RIP little girl.

  96. M.J.Ziemba on June 5th, 2017 9:25 pm

    Along with the rest of the community, my heart is broken for this beautiful child and her family.

  97. Elaine Adkins on June 5th, 2017 9:24 pm

    This is truly sad!!
    Such a beautiful young lady.
    I hope whoever did this is found and executed.
    Prayers will be lifted up for her family
    RIP Naomi

  98. Itd on June 5th, 2017 9:08 pm

    I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of this little girl. Prayers for this family and may they find the offender(s) and execute them.

  99. Loleta Masters on June 5th, 2017 9:07 pm

    This is so very sad. Prayers are going up for this family. I only hope this monster will be found very soon.

  100. Ashley on June 5th, 2017 9:00 pm

    This is getting out of control.. I see these every day all day about kids getting taken and killed or rape it has to stop.. When will it stop…

  101. Well on June 5th, 2017 8:53 pm

    So sad.
    Prayers for her family.

  102. Juanona Warrick on June 5th, 2017 8:39 pm

    Our love and prayers go out to everyone touched by this . My heart breaks for her family and friends.

  103. Chris in Molino on June 5th, 2017 8:36 pm

    Such sickness and sadness. A twelve year old child can’t even go outside in her own neighborhood to play without this kind of crap. It just pisses me off so bad. This has actually put me in a horrible mood where I feel so much anger. I’m so very sorry for the parents of this baby girl.
    I wish the ECSO would find out who did this, make a public announcement about who the suspect is while they gather evidence so someone in the community could take care of it. I would gladly provide all the hell they’ve asked for. God bless this child’s soul.

  104. William on June 5th, 2017 8:28 pm

    I am sorry for the family loss fo Naomi it a tragedy we will be praying for you

  105. Loretta on June 5th, 2017 8:23 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with this family.This world has become so evil,my heart breaks for this family,rest in peace little angel.

  106. Zaria on June 5th, 2017 8:21 pm

    So sorry for this family Pensacola is a sad scary place rightnow my prayers are with you and your family baby rest well

  107. Nick Mceldowney on June 5th, 2017 8:18 pm

    I hope they find the son of a bitch who did this, no child has the right to be taken from there parents. Hope the person who did this gets put away FOR LIFE. Disgraceful human killing a child and dumping the body in a river.

  108. Donna on June 5th, 2017 8:15 pm

    The police might want to question Charles Sylvester, he lives in Pensacola and he is a registered sex offender.

  109. melodies4us on June 5th, 2017 8:04 pm

    Soooo sad

  110. melodies4us on June 5th, 2017 8:04 pm

    Soooo sad

  111. Mechelle Lancaster on June 5th, 2017 8:01 pm

    Color does not matter to me, I pray for this family that’s lost this child.
    As I was reading the rules about comments it just broke my heart that rules would have to be made. Who in their right mind would leave a bad or vulgar comment but it’s sad that there are ppl out there that would.
    To the family: God bless and just know this sweet child is in the arms of Christ!

  112. Sage2 on June 5th, 2017 7:52 pm

    Sad, so very sad! My prayers are for the person(s) responsible for this heinous act be
    caught and afforded the same as was afforded this child, Parents, know where your children are and with whom they are with…! Having a cell phone just doesn’t get the job of parenting done.

  113. Marlena on June 5th, 2017 7:45 pm

    As the parent of a nine-year-old daughter my heart is breaking for this family. I cannot imagine the grief and pain they are going through. I can only hope that they find some peace in knowing this ordeal has come to an end. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  114. Zaquarria Calhoun on June 5th, 2017 7:34 pm

    it’s some sick people out here

  115. Kathy clark on June 5th, 2017 7:30 pm

    This is so so sad and heart breaking news! Our

  116. David on June 5th, 2017 7:29 pm

    My God, the heart break..prayers to all

  117. Kathy clark on June 5th, 2017 7:27 pm

    This is so so sad and heart breaking news! Our

  118. Delores Roberts on June 5th, 2017 7:27 pm

    I was just asking someone at Bsprist Hospital if there was any news about her
    My heart is so saddened for this family and so glad they will be able to begin mourning this tragic loss of their daughter that she may be able to be laid to rest in our Lords arms !
    I pray our law enforcment officers are able to arrest the horrible monster that took this poor baby’s young life ! It is a sad time for this family bless them and I am praying
    For this family to be at peace !

  119. Heather on June 5th, 2017 7:06 pm

    This is any parents worse nightmare. How heart breaking! My thoughts are with her family and friends. Let us not rest until we find her killer.

  120. Joyce Watkins on June 5th, 2017 7:05 pm

    So sorry for the parents loss of this beautiful little girl.

  121. Armyjeep1992 on June 5th, 2017 7:04 pm

    Prayers go out to this family now they have some closure. Hope she wasn’t a Victom of sexual assault

  122. Latoya on June 5th, 2017 6:45 pm

    This is sad praying for this family it is some very sick people in this world we live in pray god give this mother comfort this could have been my child Tears

  123. Armyjeep1992 on June 5th, 2017 6:31 pm

    Prayers go out to the family of this little girl there is no telling what this little girl went thru alot of sick people in this world hope the law enforcement can find out who did this. SO SAD

  124. JduB on June 5th, 2017 6:17 pm

    Absolutely heartbreaking. My prayers are with the family & friends of this girl. I cannot imagine that happening to my 12 yr old child. May God provide for this family in their time of need for grace, mercy, & healing. May the law agencies find the needed answers & bring her killer to justice so that the family can have closure. It’s pure EVIL that can harm a child. SICK!!

  125. Jesse Shannon Romero on June 5th, 2017 6:16 pm

    Wow I’m just plain shocked, I never thought anyone in escambia county would have the heart to do this. I grew up there and this type of stuff is rare. I guess creeps are everywhere.

  126. Jared on June 5th, 2017 6:16 pm

    All I know is this is disgusting this place we live in today is flooded with perverts and sick people. They better catch whoever done this before the Father of this child does I know if it was my Daughter there’s not a sole on earth that would be safe from my wrath if I were to catch them before the law did. Please pray for this family Lord knows they need it.

  127. Carolyn Bramblett on June 5th, 2017 6:13 pm

    This is a very sad finding.

  128. Sad on June 5th, 2017 6:12 pm

    This is very sad im praying for the family. This is terrible can’t go out to play or even go to school these days without something bad happening. God help this family and hope the world realize we need to give it back to God.

  129. Sad citizen on June 5th, 2017 6:09 pm

    This breaks my heart into 1 million pieces!

  130. RC on June 5th, 2017 5:57 pm

    What a horrible tragedy. Who in the world could do this to a beautiful, innocent little girl. My deepest sympathies are with her family- I am so sorry you are going through this. Prayers go out to the family and also to our law enforcement that they will quickly find and arrest the filthy animal that took the little girl’s life. She deserved better than this. Anyone who knows anything please,please let law enforcement know. Let’s get this person before they do this again!

  131. Melissa womack on June 5th, 2017 5:50 pm

    So sad do not understand praying for little Naomi Family

  132. TUMom on June 5th, 2017 5:46 pm

    So very sorry to hear about this. I was really hoping for a happier outcome. God Bless her family and friends.

  133. Tiffany on June 5th, 2017 5:43 pm

    Prayers for this Angel and her family.

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