UPDATE 5/25: Police Say Family Of 3 Found Safe In Another State


YPSILANTI TWP. (WWJ) – Authorities in Washtenaw County are asking for the public’s help to find a missing mother and her two young children.

missing boy may 24 Family Of 3 Missing Since Tuesday

Elijah Isom (credit: Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office)

The 29-year-old Alisha Martinez and her kids, 8-year-old Areiyla Middleton and 3-year-old  Elijah Isom were last seen Tuesday morning at their Ypsilanti Twp. home.

“We recieved a call yesterday actually, on the 23rd, but the last time that the mom and her children were seen were … early morning on the 22nd.  Around 8, 8:30 in the morning,” said Derek Jackson with the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office.

The older child did not go to school Tuesday and has not been to school since.

“[There is] no evidence that she is injured in any way or [of] any foul play,” said Jackson. “We just are trying to hopefully get some information from someone or even her herself — where she is or … what may have happened.”

Martinez is described as 5’1” and about 117 lbs.

Anyone with information as to the family’s whereabouts is asked to call Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Detective Everette Robbins (734) 973-4884.

You may also call the confidential tip line (734) 973-7711 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK UP.


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