Girl Found Buried Alive

Suspect in girl's abduction due in court

An eight-year-old girl who was found buried alive in a Florida landfill says she knew she'd be rescued. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel says the girl told her godmother, "I was laying there waiting. I knew you were coming."

The girl remains hospitalized in good condition, a day after a police officer found her buried under rocks. The girl was inside a yellow recycling container inside a trash bin. Authorities say there was no way she could have dug her way out, and she was far enough away from any homes that no one may have heard her cries. The girl was visiting her godmother when she was abducted and sexually assaulted.

A 17-year-old boy who had been living in the home has been charged with attempted murder, among other charges. Milagro Cunningham is scheduled to appear in court today.