The little girl who was found dead in a stormwater drain has been identified as shell-shocked family and friends mourn the three-year-old.
The blonde-haired toddler received an outpouring of floral tributes and stuffed toys at the site of the drain in Kelso, in Townsville's southwest.
The little girl and her two-year-old brother ventured from their Queensland home about 6.40pm on Saturday, police said.
The swollen canal is full with brown murky water after days of heavy rainfall across the region
While the little girl has not been named, photos of the adorable toddler have been shared to Facebook that show her curly golden locks and sweet smile (pictured)
The children's father, 27, has been charged with manslaughter, endangering a child by exposure, and driving under the influence of drugs.
The little girl has not been named but photos of the adorable toddler were shared to Facebook showing her curly golden locks and sweet smile.
Dismayed locals decorated the site of the drowning with flowers, stuffed toys, letters of love and support and Christmas decorations.
A note attached to the metal fence overlooking the canal asked if God could 'please take this little one in your gentle arms and give family, friends and the community the strength to