Police dig up a section of beach after tip about missing toddler’s remains

Police dig up a section of beach after tip about missing toddler’s remains

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police launched a large operation along Farrington Highway on Tuesday after a tip that missing toddler’s Kytana Ancog’s remains were possibly buried in Mokuleia.

Officers used shovels to dig after K-9 units walked the area and hit on a part of the beach.

Kytana Ancog
Kytana Ancog (Source: Hawaii News Now/file)

Tips come in almost daily in the case but this one was deemed credible, according to sources.

Acog has been missing since Feb. 4. That’s the day, court records say, that her father told police he hit the child, shook her, then squeezed her against his chest until she became unconscious.

Travis Rodrigues is charged with murder and remains behind bars.

Another man, Scott Carter, is charged with hindering prosecution.

According to the court documents, Rodrigues said he gave Carter the child’s body to dispose of.

Honolulu police did not find anything in the sand on Mokuleia beach and left after about three hours.

If you have any information on where the child’s remains are, call Crime Stoppers at 955-8300.

Search for remains of toddler on Mokuleia Beach
Search for remains of toddler on Mokuleia Beach (Source: None)

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