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Arrest made in death of 7-year-old cheerleader found minutes after disappearing

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Gabriella DoolinSCOTTSVILLE, Ky.–Kentucky State Police say they have made an arrest in the death of a 7-year-old girl whose body was found in a creek during a football game.

Trooper B.J. Eaton said Friday in a release that 38-year-old Timothy Madden of Scottsville was taken into custody in the case.

No further information was immediately released.

Gabriella Doolin was reported missing Saturday night by her mother while they were at a football game at Allen County-Scottsville High School in south-central Kentucky.

A search began immediately, and Gabriella’s body was found about 25 minutes later in a creek in a wooded area behind the high school.