Missing Aurora 8-Year-Old Found

Credit: Aurora Police Department

Parents of an 8-year-old girl made a terrifying discovery when they went to wake up their daughter Tuesday morning.

They told police that their daughter Maria Burkhart wasn't in her bed.

Patrol units and detectives searched the area near 1st and Nome in Aurora, where Maria lives. She was found just before 9:30 a.m.

At this time, there is no further information on where she was found.