Tuesday, September 27, 2011

#AliayahLunsford :Police Still Searching For 3-Year-Old

WESTON, W.Va. - A 3-year-old girl has been missing since Saturday and the outcome is not looking like it will be a good one.

Hundreds of volunteers have joined authorities in their search for 3-year-old Aliayah Lunsford, but after two days of looking, a sheriff’s department lieutenant said they “haven’t come up with anything.”

The girl was last seen by her mother and an older sister sleeping in her bed around 6:30 a.m., Saturday morning.  When her mother went to take her temperature a few hours later, she was gone.

Aliayah’s stepfather had already been picked up and left for work so her mother jumped into her car and drove around looking for her daughter, running out of gas in the process. She called the police at around 11:30.

Since then police, along with K-9 units and hundreds of volunteers, have been looking for the girl.  Divers are in nearby waters after a bloodhound detected Aliayah’s scent near a river located 150 yards from her home. The scent, however, could be three to seven days old...read more