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Family pleads for information about Middletown teen who vanished

Published: Thursday, July 11, 2019 @ 2:52 PM



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Family from Michigan and Middletown are pleading for information about a budding nurse who vanished early Sunday morning.

Heavenly Sloan, an 18-year-old Middletown High School graduate, was last seen in the Metro Detroit/Monroe County area on Saturday. She had traveled from Middletown to Michigan for a family reunion. She was to return home, but she never arrived.

Family members held a press conference in Detroit on Thursday asking for answers. They said a friend she was with at an apartment complex said Heavenly left that residence at 3 a.m. on Sunday. She was not seen again.

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Heavenly Sloan is scheduled to attend a nursing program at Bowling Green State University in August, according to the family. She works at Cedarview Health Care in Lebanon.

“We love you we are not going to stop,” said Lacrisha Crawford, Heavenly’s mother. “We are going to bring you home safe. You are not in any trouble. We don’t care what the circumstances.”

Middletown police have been coordinating with law enforcement in Michigan on the investigation. Middletown police Maj. David Birk said investigators have received tips and many calls of concern.

Both the family and Middletown police say it is out of character for the teen to go missing. Birk said longtime school resource Office Holly Owens took the call about Heavenly and knew right away she was not a likely runaway.

She is 5-foot-7 and weighs 130 pounds. In the photo on the missing poster, she has short black hair and is wearing glasses. She was last seen wearing black sandals and dark ripped jeans.

She was driving a silver 2009 G6 with back tinted windows and Ohio license plate HNK2019.

There is a $10,000 cash reward, as well as a $1,000 reward available for information relating to Heavenly’s disappearance.

If anyone has information, they are urged to contact their local police.