Last month, hope was already hard to come by in the search for Kayleah Wilson, a Greeley twelve-year old who'd vanished on March 28 after heading to a birthday party -- but amid a wide-ranging search, members of the Prayers for Kayleah Wilson's Safe Return Facebook group tried to keep spirits up.
That's an even tougher task now, following yesterday's discovery of a body about half a mile from Kayleah's home. Due to decomposition, there's been no positive identification yet, but many of the Facebook page's users display resignation even as they cling to hope. Here's some of the comments they've posted in recent hours:
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I am so sorry for the emotional turmoil that her parents are enduring at this very moment. I lost my mom to homocide 6 years ago and know the hole this puts in your heart. My child is 2 months old and I cannot imagine what her mother is feeling. Just know that no matter what happens those on the other side are at pea...ce - we are the ones who have to suffer without them - but they dont want us to! God bless her and her family!! ♥
Tonight we all have this angel on our minds before we sleep. There are to words to repair a heart, nor weaken the burn or make the waiting go faster. God bless this child of god and her loved ones. Still praying for a happy ending to this nightmare.
I am so sorry your family is enduring this. I pray for strength, hope and peace. May a good report return! Blessings... :(
Praying angels around you and your family..May you know the Lord holds every tear in his hands and every child in his heart,,Please Lord shine your light on this family and bring them the peace that only you can give..Amen
Kayleah girl just read reports on the news and dont want to believe its u angel. Hope and prayers for u angel face. You have alot of people who love you ♥ ♥ ♥
Praying that Kayleah comes home safely, and that this is not her, Lord please keep her safe and bring her home to us!
Not sure what to even write on this blog. OMG, this is so heartbreaking..i sat today and had to think about what I was going to tell me boys that went to school with Kayleah. Its not fair, and its not right....12 years old!! my kids' age...PRAYERS TO THE WILSON FAMILY!!
as much as I have prayed for closure, It was also my prayer that we would find her alive. my prayers go out to the family and friends and to the family of searchers that looked and searched for her...Kayleah, we tried to find you!!! God bless you and keep you!
If the body they found was hers, shes not gone, shes in our prayers, hearts, dreams, and memories
Kayleah my sweet angel your Auntie JJ loves you so much. I have been praying since I got home from work that its not you. I love you sweet angel. Love Auntie JJ
In addition, one poster shared a comment found on Fox 31 coverage of the body's discovery: It reads, "This is terrible, the murder man is in the holiday inn express, Near the center of the triangle."
What's it mean? Probably nothing -- other than that this story may be moving into a horrible new phase.