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Body of Missing 5 year old Nevaeh Buchanan found in Michigan

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A body found near the River Raisin in Raisinville Township, Michigan, has been confirmed to be that of Nevaeh Buchanan, a 5 year old girl missing from her home in Monroe since May 24th.

A relative confirmed to the Monroe Evening News Thursday that the body found by fishermen in the River Raisin is Nevaeh Buchanan.

A massive search effort was launched after May 24th the disappearance of Nevaeh Buchanan in Monroe County, involving hundreds of civilians and law enforcement personel. Police investigators followed up hundreds of leads and tips in the case, including questioning several suspects who may have been involved in the girl’s disappearance, but the search came to an end Tuesday when fisherman found her body near the River Raisin in Raisinville Township.

Police had blocked off the area to the public in order to conduct their search for evidence, ordering the news media to stay at least 2 miles away from the blockade and prohibiting news helicopters from flying near the area.

Our condolences go out to anyone affected by this tragedy.

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11 Responses to “Body of Missing 5 year old Nevaeh Buchanan found in Michigan”

  1. Mother of Nevaeh H.

    My condolences to Nevaeh's family. It really touches close to home being that I have a 4 and a half year old daughter named Nevaeh also… To Nevaeh's mother, my thoughts and prayers are with you, I pray that God will give you the strength to get through this very difficult time. May your precious Nevaeh watch over you and be by your side always. God Bless you and your family.

  2. Karen

    Another heartbreaking tragedy. My prayers go to her family and I hope that helps even just a little to get through this horrible time in their lives. Just know Nevaeh is in God's hands and together, they will watch and protect you. Keep precious the memories you have of your little piece of Heaven

  3. kathy

    If I was this little girls so called mother. I couldn't live with myself, after all she brought the killer And child molester to her little girl. I thin she ought to be proscuted to highest extent of the law. How could a mother do something like this? And this muderer, Should be incased in concrete. The system is too easy on these ( I don't have a ba enough name to call them). But how can they let these creeps roam the streets looking for another innicent child to hurt.

  4. People who have feelings

    I' ve read alot of blame of the mother on these blogs and i cant believe at a time like this you can stoop to such a level to were you can blame her.. a sleep or not cooking or cleaning in the bathroom or in the shower no one deserves the bashing that some of you people are putting on her. It can easily happen to one of you or me I hope it never does but this is a time were we all need to become united and stand by one an other.. No child is ever that safe or ever watched enough all it takes is 1 second you mean to tell me when your using the bathroom you bring your lids in there everytime. No i dont thing so So watch what you say i know people wwrite things in the heat of the moment but listen No one is perfect no matter how much you think so. Now with all that said Ive never commented on these blogs before So here goes.. My heart along with my familys heart has went out to this family
    from the first time this aired on television When a strange car pulls up and stops all the neighbor are like whos that and aat that very moment your precious daughter popped in our heads We can help but think of her every second of the day.. We all know you love her and will continue to love her She is always with you Where your dreams may take you. Our deepest sympathy goes out to all of Nevaeh Buchanan Family Whether it be friends or family or some one that she just would say hi to i truly mean everyone the ones who searched triedlessly Including police..
    For all the family and friends of nevaeh this is the start of healing and you My friends will not heal alone the hole world will be healing with you. I pray that strenght and courage guide you through this difficult time in your lives my god lay his hands upon you in any way need be.. We all love you and support you no matter what.

    Now for the person who did this un speak able act remember these are OUR CHILDREN NOT YOURS and for every ACTION there are Consequences !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

  5. andrew

    im so sorry to hear of this tragedy. it must be really hard on nevaeh's ,other and other family members. i hope the family finds who did this and have him get the judgement he deserves. there are some sick twisted individuals out there. sex offenders are the most likely cause for why children go missing. my condolences to the buchanan family. i will be praying for all of u. and this should be a warning to every parent or family member with children to watch out there are these type of people out there. and nevaeh was victim to this. God bless all of the buchanan family

  6. Debra

    No it could Not easily happen to my child… Nevaeh's mother allowed CONVICTED CHILD MOLESTERS to be around her daughter and serve as a “FATHER FIGURE” and that quote came from her mother!!!! Most parents would PROTECT THEIR CHILDREN from these PREDATORS NOT invite them into their homes to be around THEIR CHILDREN!!!!! The mother Should Be CHARGED With NEGLIGENCE and THROWN IN PRISON… NEVAEH is SAFE IN GOD'S ARMS NOW… TO BAD SHE WASN't SAFE WITH HER OWN MOTHER…

  7. susan saam

    I really belive if you have children that you love so much. You do everything to protect them in this case Nevaeh at age 5 wasn't care for and left attended to raise her self on the street . I blame her parent's for not beening there in this world that all kind's of ''bad'' thing's are going in this world . Thing's like this shouldn't happen. I really believe the parent's should go to prison. Now she is in better hands of ''GOD'' she can't be hurt no more. Parent's like this is good a example not to follow. I hope this doesn't happen again to any one else please learn from this. You would never get them back. Cherish your children all you can they only live onece in a life time .

  8. tammy

    my heart goes out to nevaeh's family as a mom you protect your children from sexoffenders and her mother is guilty.nevaeh is in heaven and she is safe and she is the gaurdian angel watching over her uncle and grandmother and her dad and friends and many family members when the find the persons that did this they should receive the death penalty for what they did to nevaeh.tammy

  9. tammy

    my heart goes out to nevaeh buchanan family she is safe now .her mother is guilty and i hope that they find the persons that did this to her and that they give them all the death penalty.itmakes me sick and i am very sad her mother didnt protect her child from the sex offenders at all nevaehs uncle and grandmother and her father and aunts and uncles are all in my prayers god bless.

  10. Miriam

    Mom is a lying SOB, I understand people grieve differently but if your child is missing how can you be so blazah blah regarding what happened to your daughter. defending yourself that you didnt do anything before anynoe even accuses you,
    like my Grandmom says …” A Guilty conscience does not need an accuser.