A United States Marine veteran was showered with thanks and praise on Friday once he found a two-year-old boy who went missing in Brooksville, Florida, the day before.
“I said a prayer about 10 minutes before I found him,” Roy Link said, according to NBC Miami.
Approximately 500 people, along with law enforcement, had been looking for little Joshua “JJ” Rowlands once his parents reported the child was missing. He apparently left home while one of his parents was resting.
The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office shared a photo of Link holding the little boy, adding JJ was doing well, even though he had been outside overnight:
MISSING TODDLER LOCATED BY VOLUNTEER SEARCHERMISSING TODDLER, JOSHUA “JJ” ROWLANDS, HAS BEEN LOCATED BY ONE OF OUR…
Posted by Hernando County Sheriff's Office on Friday, February 24, 2023
The child was found a good distance away, and ended…