The search for Isabel Mercedes Celis

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Sergio Celis' sister urges compassion for Isa's family

Sergio Celis' sister urges compassion for Isa's family

Sergio Celis' sister spoke on behalf of her brother Friday evening, saying he had never talked directly with Child Protective Services until last week.

Police tight-lipped on progress of Isabel case

A Tucson police briefing Thursday on the investigation into the disappearance of Isabel Celis was notable for questions police would not answer.

Audio: Sergio Celis 911 call

Audio: Sergio Celis 911 call

Redacted audio of 911 call that Sergio Celis Sr. made on the morning of April 21, 2012 when it was discovered that 6-year-old Isabel Celis had gone missing.

Audio: Sergio Celis Jr. and Rebecca Celis 911 call

Audio: Sergio Celis Jr. and Rebecca Celis 911 call

Redacted audio of 911 call that Sergio Celis Jr. and Rebecca Celis made on the morning of April 21, 2012 when it was discovered that 6-year old Isabel Celis had gone missing.

Transcript of 911 calls made by members of the Celis family

Transcript of 911 calls made by members of the Celis family

This is the transcript of conversations between 911 and Sergio and Rebecca Celis and their son Sergio Jr. The Star redacted the family's address. Other information was redacted by TPD.

Transcript of Ann Curry's interview on "Today" with Sergio and Becky Celis

Ann Curry: Isabel’s parents, Sergio and Becky, are now joining us exclusively this morning. Good morning to both of you.

Isabel's parents give exclusive interview to NBC

Isabel's parents give exclusive interview to NBC

An interview with the parents of Isabel Mercedes Celis aired on the Today Show this morning.

Video: Missing girl's parents interviewed on 'Today' show

Sergio and Becky Celis, parents of missing Tucson 6-year-old Isabel Celis, speak to the "Today" show's Ann Curry about the status of the search and their desperation for more clues regarding her whereabouts.

Surveillance video no help to find Isabel

Surveillance video no help to find Isabel

Any hope for clues into the disappearance of 6-year-old Isabel Mercedes Celis from a group of five people caught on surveillance video has vanished because the images captured the wrong night.

More than 300 at Mass pray for Isabel, family

More than 300 at Mass pray for Isabel, family

It's been nine days, and while Tucson police concede that the case of missing Isabel Mercedes Celis could turn cold, detectives have not given up hope.

Police talk with possible witnesses

Police talk with possible witnesses

One of the men in a group of people caught in a video near the home where Isabel Celis disappeared last weekend came forward Saturday, police said.

Police seek info from five in video as search for Isabel goes on

Police seek info from five in video as search for Isabel goes on

Tucson police released a surveillance video Friday showing five people walking through a parking lot near Isabel Celis' neighborhood hours before she was reported missing.

Tucson police want more tips in search for Isabel

Tucson police want more tips in search for Isabel

Today marks a week since Isabel Mercedes Celis was reported missing from her midtown home and Tucson police are hoping for more tips to help find the 6-year-old.

Surveillance video footage 200 block S Craycroft - Isabel Celis disappearance

Surveillance video footage 200 block S Craycroft - Isabel Celis disappearance

The Tucson Police Department recently received information that a group of five individuals, including two males and three females, may have information about the disappearance of Isabel Celis, which occurred between the hours of 11 p.m. on April 20, 2012, and 8 a.m. on April 21, 2012. It i…

Day 7: Tucson lakes searched in missing girl case

Day 7: Tucson lakes searched in missing girl case

Tucson police searched four Tucson-area park lakes, finding no clues in the disappearance of Isabel Mercedes Celis who was reported missing from her midtown home Saturday morning.

Police looking around basins, lakes for Isabel

Police looking around basins, lakes for Isabel

Tucson police have now moved their search for Isabel Celis to lakes at city parks and other bodies of water, Police Chief Roberto Villaseñor said Thursday evening.

'We will never give up looking for you'

'We will never give up looking for you'

The father of Tucson's missing girl made a public plea Wednesday for "the person or persons who has Isabel" to "tell us your demands."

33 years apart, Isabel and Etan remind us: Keep your children safe

33 years apart, Isabel and Etan remind us: Keep your children safe

Two tragic events, 33 years apart and yet so near to heart, have me thinking over and over: Keep your children well.

Photos: Search for Isabel Celis

Photos: Search for Isabel Celis

Tucson Police search for 6-year-old Isabel Celis after her disappearance in 2012.

Day 5: Isabel's dad: 'We'll never give up looking for you'

Day 5: Isabel's dad: 'We'll never give up looking for you'

8:15 p.m. — The FBI behavioral analysts helping in the case of missing 6-year-old Isabel Mercedes Celis will start Thursday to review the interviews already conducted by Tucson police, police said in a news briefing tonight.

FBI profilers will help look for Isabel as hunt is cut back

FBI profilers will help look for Isabel as hunt is cut back

Specially trained FBI profilers have been called to aid in the search for a Tucson girl missing for five days, an incident the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is calling the country's highest-profile case.

Fellow Little Leaguers share moment of silence

Fellow baseball players of Isabel Mercedes Celis' stood at attention on Field 2 at Freedom Park on Tuesday as the sun began to set.

Day 4: Tucson police look for missing-children cases elsewhere with 'similar M.O.'

Day 4: Tucson police look for missing-children cases elsewhere with 'similar M.O.'

9 p.m. — Tucson police have contacted law enforcement agencies in Arizona and across the nation to discuss “cases that are similar or have a similar M.O.” to that of a missing girl here, police Lt. Matt Ronstadt said Tuesday night.

Isabel's family releases statement

The family of Isabel Celis released this written statement Monday:

Police still searching for missing girl, 6

Police still searching for missing girl, 6

About 400 people, many holding lit candles, prayed Sunday evening for a safe outcome in the disappearance of 6-year-old Isabel Mercedes Celis as the search for her continued for a second day.

Tucson police chief: No new clues in missing girl’s case

Tucson police chief: No new clues in missing girl’s case

The intense search for a 6-year-old girl reported missing by her family continues into its second night, with Tucson Police Chief Roberto Villaseñor calling her case suspicious and a possible abduction.

Six-year-old girl missing from east-side home

Six-year-old girl missing from east-side home

Tucson police are searching for a little girl who disappeared from an east-side home Saturday morning.

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