Uncle: Mo. girl found after disappearance has long recovery

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ST. LOUIS — A relative of a 12-year-old St. Louis girl found Friday after disappearing two days earlier say she's eating and communicating with detectives, but she faces a long road to recovery.

Andrew Black Jr., the uncle of Kameill Taylor, told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the family is still seeking answers to what happened and who is behind it. He says the incident took a heavy emotional toll on Kameill.

The girl left home around 6:10 a.m. Wednesday to meet a friend and walk to a school bus stop three blocks from her home, but never showed up.

A search began Wednesday but it wasn't until Friday that Kameill was found upstairs in a vacant building not far from her home. Police have said only that she suffered "trauma."

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