Search for Isabel Celis extends to Mexico

Police have searched lakes at four Tucson parks.
Police have searched lakes at four Tucson parks.

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The search for a 6-year-old Tucson girl extends as far south as Mexico, authorities said on Friday, April 27.

According to Tucson Police Lt. Fabian Pacheco, the U.S. Marshals Service has been in contact with Mexican law enforcement since the early days of the search.

Law enforcement in Mexico has been told to be on the lookout for Isabel Celis, who was reported missing on April 21, Pacheco said.

Posters with Celis' picture and description are also being posted in cities in northern Mexico.

Meanwhile, in the neighborhood where the Celis' live, police presence remains constant.

Some residents say they have been interviewed by police as many as three times.

Police have also asked anyone who may have been at Freedom Park last Friday night to contact them.

Isabel Celis and her family were at the park for her brother's baseball game that night.

Police are particularly interested in people who were there shooting video at the time of the game.

During an 8 a.m. Friday news conference, Lt. Fabian Pacheco said officers have checked lakes at four parks: Lakeside, Columbus, Kennedy and Reid.

The used sonar equipment to search underwater.

Pacheco said the U.S. Marshals Service is in contact with the Mexican government as part of the investigation.

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