The body of a missing 2-year-old boy has been found, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

William G. Roberts

Police say William G. Roberts was located early Sunday just after 2 a.m. Police say the child was dead when he was found.

Roberts was located by members of a search party in a creek near his residence.

The child went missing in Borden, Indiana on Saturday afternoon. He was missing for almost 12 hours, according to authorities.

Police called the search off for the night because it was too dark for the police divers and high tide was making it difficult for the divers according to police.

The search was to resume at 7:00 a.m. Sunday.

Police officers and a few volunteers worked overnight to check the area periodically throughout the night.

Roberts was last seen around 2:30 p.m.,playing in the yard near the creek. The mother took her eyes off him for a moment and the child disappeared, according to authorities.

He was wearing a grey shirt with a Gap logo, and blue jeans.

“A parent reported last seeing the child playing near a creek,” a release from the Clark County Sheriff’s office said.  “The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is utilizing our helicopter, K9 division, and dive team in efforts to locate the missing child. Indiana State Police, Indiana Department of Natural Resources, and Sellersburg Fire Department are assisting in the matter.”