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Lab results show no link between hair found in Maumee River and Elaina Steinfurth

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The hair was found by a fisherman near the base of the Highlevel bridge on June 29. The hair was found by a fisherman near the base of the Highlevel bridge on June 29.
TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Toledo Police say hair found in the Maumee River on June 29 does not have follicles, making it impossible to complete a DNA test on the hair.  

Police tested the hair in early July and determined it was human. They then attempted to compare it to the DNA of missing east Toledo toddler Elaina Steinfurth.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation says because the hair lacks follicles, it will be extremely difficult to determine if it is from Elaina Steinfurth. 

MORE: Search continues for missing Toledo 1-year-old

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