Today is the 311th day since Aliayah Lunsford has been missing, but yesterday would have been her 4th birthday! Aliayah went missing on 24 September 2011. Her mother, Lena Lunsford, went to wake her up on Saturday morning between 9-9:30 am and Aliyah was missing. Her mother had contact with Aliyah 3 hours prior to her going missing. She was last seen wearing a pink princess sweatshirt, purple Dora pajama bottoms and no shoes. She has pierced ears and is missing her top four teeth.
Lena Lunsford who is currently in prison for selling the family food cards, was sent to prison on 28 June 2012 for 8 months. She also has to pay restitution to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food & Nutrition Service, plus one year probation after her prison time. Lunsford is divorcing her husband Ralph and before going to prison was living with her mother.
The FBI has said that the case will continue and they are looking for information.
If you have a tip, please contact the West Virginia Fusion Center at 304.558.4831 or 1.866.WVWATCH. The FBI is still offering a $20,000 reward for anyone who leads investigators to Aliayah, or for any information that leads to their identification, the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for her disappearance.