Police remain on the Ferry Gait Crescent in Edinburgh close to the home of Mikaeel Kular.
Officers discovered a child's body late last night during their search for the three-year-old and it is understood they have detained Mikaeel's mother as part of the investigation.
A timeline of events surrounding the disappearance of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular.
What tools and techniques will police be deploying in their effort to reunite Edinburgh toddler Mikaeel Kular with his family?
Hundreds of people have gathered to join the search for a missing three-year-old boy who was last seen on Wednesday night.