Timeline of events in Mariah Woods' disappearance

Thursday, November 30, 2017
  • Missing 3-year-old Mariah Woods
  • Mariah Kay Woods
  • Mariah Woods' mother, Kristy Woods
  • Mariah Woods' home with her mother and her mother's live-in boyfriend on Dawson Cabin Road in Jacksonville, North Carolina.
  • Alex Woods, the father of missing 3-year-old Mariah Woods
  • Mariah Kay Woods
Missing 3-year-old Mariah Woods

ONSLOW COUNTY -- The search continues for 3-year-old Mariah Woods who vanished from her home in the middle of the night.

Here are the important events up to this point.

Nov. 26

  • Mariah Woods was last seen in bed by her mother around 11 p.m.

Nov. 27

  • The boyfriend of Woods' mother claimed he saw girl around 12 a.m. and told her to go back to bed
  • Woods reported missing to Onslow County Sheriff's Office around 6:30 a.m.
  • Amber Alert issued

Nov. 28

  • FBI joined the search for Woods and held joint press conference with sheriff's office
  • Marines from nearby Camp Lejeune joined search
  • Woods' biological father raised doubts about her disappearance

Nov. 29

  • Officials confirmed they are searching a nearby body of water
  • Officials released photos of a child believed to be Woods in Walmart but later confirmed it is not Woods
  • Sheriff asks the public to help by searching around their homes, sheds, and garages