DENVER — Denver police say they believe a body found in a lake in the Berkeley neighborhood on Monday morning is a missing 11-year-old girl.
The Denver Police Department said around 5:30 a.m., its officers responded to a call about a missing 11-year-old girl who has autism in the area of W. 44th Street and N. Pecos Street.
Officers began searching the area and the Denver Emergency Communications Center sent a reverse 911 to residents in the area telling them to stay on the lookout for the girl.
Around 7:38 a.m., police found a body in Rocky Mountain Lake near W. 46th Avenue and Grove Street, which is along the southeast corner of Rocky Mountain Lake Park. The lake takes up much of the park. It is about a mile and a half from where the girl went missing.
Based on the preliminary investigation, police believe the body is the missing child. Foul play is not suspected as of now, police said.
The Denver Office of the Medical Examiner has identified the girl as Harmony Kizer.
No other details were available as of 11:25 a.m. Monday.
Rocky Mountain Lake Park was constructed between 1906 and 1910, and is associated with the Denver Park and Parkway System, according to History Colorado.
This story is developing and will be updated.