The first days: Search, then grief

Published On: Oct 20 2009 01:06:27 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 22 2009 05:51:50 PM EDT
Somer Renee Thompson

For two days, helicopters, bloodhounds, hundreds of law enforcement personnel and an untold number of citizens searched for a 7-year-old girl who never made home from school on Monday afternoon. The grim news that her body was found in a southeast Georgia landfill came late Wednesday. View Images