Amber Alert issued for missing 15-year-old girl in Gary

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GARY, Ind. -- An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing teen in Indiana after her mother was found dead.

Police in Gary, Indiana are urgently on the lookout for 15-year-old Chastinea Reeves, and they believe the girl may be in extreme danger.

Her 34-year-old mother was the victim of a homicide early Monday morning, according to the Lake County Coroner's Office.

Gary police say they found a 34-year-old woman dead in the Oak Knoll Renaissance Apartments, which is where Chastinea lived with her mother.

Chastinea was last seen around 2 a.m. Monday.

She's 5 ‘2, 130 pounds and was last seen wearing a grey T-shirt and black jeans.

Right now police aren't giving many details on the record about who may be with Chastinea, who may have her.

Chastinea was last seen by her aunt in Gary, near Maine and Front streets.

Her aunt confirmed her sister-in-law was a victim of a violent crime and Chastinea came to her house, dropped off her 4-year-old sister and then took off.

Anyone with any information is asked to call 1-888-58AMBER (582-6237) or 911.

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