The site where police recovered the body of 15-month-old Sanaya Sahib, who was found in Darebin creek
The site where police recovered the body of 15-month-old Sanaya Sahib, who was found in Darebin creek AAP

Vigil held for toddler as search for killer continues

AN emotional vigil has been held for a toddler who was found dead in a Melbourne creek as the search for her killer enters a third day.

The body of 15-month-old Sanaya Sahib was found in Darebin Creek, Heidelberg West, in the early hours of Sunday.

The girl's mother, Sofina Nikat, 22, said the girl was snatched from a pram by a stranger in Olympic Park about 10am on Saturday.

Sanaya Sahib pictured with her mother Sofina Nikat.
Sanaya Sahib pictured with her mother Sofina Nikat. AAP via Facebook

The Heidelberg United soccer club, which is based at Olympic Park, held a minute's silence before their match against Port Melbourne.

Sanaya's family members, including her grandmother, attended the match.

 

Read more at: ABC



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