Search teams looking for a missing 7-month-old girl scoured dense vines and marshes for a second day Monday.Authorities said Shannon Lea Dedrick was last seen when her parents went to bed about 3 a.m. Saturday.

They believe she disappeared from her home in this remote, makeshift community of dirt roads, tin-roof shacks and old mobile homes sometime before 8 a.m. Saturday. Her parents reported her missing around 11 a.m.We have searched every dumpster in the city limits of Chipley, we have turned over every garbage can,” Washington County Sheriff Bobby Haddock said late Monday.But Haddock said search teams were focused on the densely wooded area surrounding the enclave about 45 miles north of Panama City where the girl and her family live.

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Why no one checked on Shannon before 11 a.m. is anyone's guess

The sheriff’s office and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement would not identify the girl’s parents, saying only that the couple is talking to investigators. They also would not discuss why the girl wasn’t reported missing until so late in the morning Sunday.The sheriff said he is not concerned about the safety of anyone else in the community and authorities have identified a “person of interest,” in the infant’s disappearance.The child cannot walk or crawl, it did not leave the residence by itself,” he said.About 75 search and rescue workers from three counties have scoured a 1/2-mile radius.

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