The Roanoke Police Department has released a statement regarding the Arieanna Day Case.
"The Roanoke Police Department continues to actively investigate the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of Arieanna Day. Our agency personnel are working with other law enforcement resources to follow up on the information received from several individuals connected to this investigation. The investigative focus has now shifted to the realistic possibility that circumstances related to Arieanna Day indicate that she is most likely deceased. We are continuing our investigation with this in mind, and hope that we can bring closure to this case and family."
UPDATE @ 11:51 a.m.
Officials with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office have confirmed that an arrest made overnight is related to the disappearance of missing 3-month-old Arieanna Day of Roanoke.
At this time, officers and search crew members are at North Fork Baptist Church off of Jenelle Road in Ellett Valley near the railroad tracks.
Last night, 31-year-old Andrew Christopher Terry, of Roanoke, was arrested and charged in connection with the illegal disposal of a body.
Investigators from the Montgomery County Sheriff's Department were contacted by detectives from the Roanoke Police Department yesterday to assist with an active criminal investigation.
At 9:16 p.m. on September 12, 2018, working in connection with the Roanoke Police Department, officers from the Montgomery county Sheriff's Office arrested 31-year-old Andrew Christopher Terry of Roanoke.
He has been charged in connection with the illegal disposal of a body and is being held in the Montgomery County Jail without bond.
This is an on-going criminal investigation.