AURORA, Colo. — Monday marks three years since Lashaya Stine disappeared from Aurora.
She was 16 years old when she was last seen on July 15, 2016.
Stine had plans for college and a career as a nurse, according to her mother Sabrina Jones.
“It’s really hard. Some days are better than others. Some days you wake up and you know you can get through the day. You’re like, ‘We’re going to find her. I know we’re going to find her,’” Jones said when she spoke with us last year. “And then there’s those days where you don’t even know if she’s even alive.”
Lashaya Stine was last seen about 2:30 a.m. on July 15, 2016, near East Montview Boulevard and North Peoria Street in northwest Aurora. Police released the video below, which shows the last time anyone saw or heard from her.
She’s approximately 5 feet, 6 inches tall and 150 pounds with long black hair, brown eyes and has a quarter-sized round scar on her chest.
The Aurora Police Department, FBI and Metro Denver Crime Stoppers are offering rewards totaling $15,000 for information about Lashaya Stine’s whereabouts.
“The reality is folks, we know somebody out there knows something,” Aurora Police Chief Nick Metz said in a video last year. “And whatever it is they know, it may seem insignificant to them, but that little insignificant piece maybe just the thing we need to find Lashaya.”
Tipsters can reach the APD Crimes Against Children Tipline at 303-739-6164 and Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at -720-913-7867. Callers can remain anonymous.
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