DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office confirms a 3-year-old girl who was reported missing on Thursday evening has been found. Deputies tell us Serenity Dawn Sanders was found safely around 7:30 Friday morning roughly about 600 yards from her house.
When she went missing Eric Gilbreath got a call about it. “Your heart just falls out on the floor. My first thought was helping getting out there and looking. I wasn’t going to give up,” Gilbreath explained.
Gilbreath traveled two hours from his home in Cullman to get to DeKalb County. He knew Serenity because she and his son share the same mom.
He said when he arrived to the wooded area off of County Road 957 he grabbed his spotlight and headed out alone. “I just walked the ridge top, walked halfway down the ridge and walked the bottom of the ridge and went to the next one,” Gilbreath said.
He was determined …
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