While Monroe County Sheriff Tilman Crutchfield state, "We are hopeful she is still alive... We have no indication that she is not still alive," past experience would tend to indicate otherwise.
Yet the search must go on. Nevaeh was last seen Sunday evening in the parking lot of the apartment complex in Monroe. Persons of interest include: convicted sex offender Roy Lee Smith, 48. However, he has not been charged in Nevaeh's disappearance. Smith was friends with Nevaeh's mother, Jennifer Buchanan, age 24. Detroit News .
A tool discovered in an unlocked glove box apparently had blood on it which has been sent to a lab for testing.