AN EIGHT-year-old autistic girl has been found dead, and her mom's partner is set to be charged with murder.

Gwinnett County police confirmed that a body they found on Tuesday is Nicole Amari Hall.

Gwinnett County Police DepartmentNicole Amari Hall has been found dead '/ '

Gwinnett County PoliceHer mom, Brittany Hall, has been arrested '/ '

Nicole was last seen by her mom at the Hometown Studios Hotel in Peachtree Corners, Georgia, at between midnight and 1am on Sunday, she told officers.

Cops said that after doing an extensive search and talking to the girl's mom and partner, they realized they were not dealing with a missing person case.

...We conducted an extensive search and there was no sign of Amari,... J. D. McClure with the Gwinnett County Police Department said.

...Additionally, we believed Amari at this point was not necessarily missing....

He added: “It’s extremely painful. It’s extremely painful. We all have family and we recognize the innocence of an 8-year-old child.

...Although we can’t bring her back, we can bring those responsible for her death to justice....

The little girl's body was found at 10.45am this morning in the area of Stone Mill Trace, near Stone Mountain Freeway.

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Police ruled her death as a homicide, and investigators will be charging the child's mother's partner, Celeste Owens, with murder.

Amari’s mother, Brittany Hall, will be charged with concealing the death of another.

Owens was arrested and charged with six counts of first-degree cruelty to children and making false statements on Sunday night, according to AJC. Her charges will be upgraded to include murder, McClure said.

On Monday, the girl's mom was arrested and charged with false report of a crime and six counts of first-degree cruelty to children, the outlet reported.

The chief said that the cruelty to children charges stem from an incident at another hotel where the family previously lived.

The pair were being held without bond on Tuesday afternoon.

Hall's other children, aged three and six, were placed in protective custody, cops said.

An autopsy will be conducted by the Gwinnett County medical examiner.

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