An Ohio woman charged with obstruction won't be allowed to leave jail for the funeral of her toddler, who was missing for months before her remains were found in a garage.
TOLEDO, Ohio - Toledo police found a box of possible human remains while investigating new information in the disappearance of missing toddler Elaina Steinfurth.
The 19-month-old was reported missing on June 2, and searches of her neighbor and Maumee River turned up nothing.
Toledo police said they executed a search warrant at a house on Federal Street Thursday afternoon. The home belongs to Steven King, the estranged boyfriend of Elaina's mother. King was charged with obstruction of justice on July 22 in the case.
The Lucas County Coroner's office said the box removed from area on Thursday contains what appear to be human remains. An autopsy is scheduled.
Toledo police said they will release more information during a news conference on Friday.
Elaina's mother, Angela Steinfurth, was arrested for obstruction of justice in June.
Police said they are handling Elaina's disappearance as a homicide investigation.
A funeral is planned Saturday for the northwest Ohio toddler who was missing for months before her skeletal remains were found inside a box in the rafters of a garage.
Human remains found in a box in the rafters of a garage are those of a toddler last seen about three months ago inside a house on the same property, police said Tuesday.
Human remains found in the rafters of a garage are likely that of a toddler last seen about three months ago inside a house on the same property, police said Friday.
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