MISSING GIRL MYSTERY
WHO|November 1, 2021
FAMILY FRANTIC AS 4-YEAR-OLD CLEO SMITH DISAPPEARS FROM A WESTERN AUSTRALIAN CAMPSITE
Sara Tapia

The search for a missing toddler has been growing increasingly more frantic and desperate with every hour that passes after she went missing from a campsite in Western Australia recently. Police are holding grave concerns for 4-year-old Cleo Smith’s wellbeing after she disappeared while camping with her mum, stepfather, and younger sister near Carnarvon, about 900km north of Perth. “We are going to leave no stone unturned until we have some answers,” Inspector Jon Munday said of the disappearance.

Cleo’s mum Ellie and partner Jake Gliddon had last seen the 4-year-old at 1.30 am on October 16 when they had checked on the toddler in the family’s shared tent after she reportedly asked for a sip of water. But when they woke just five hours later, she was gone – with the red and grey sleeping bag she’d been tucked into also missing.

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