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After nearly 3 years, Maine State Police continue their search for missing Ayla Reynolds

FILE - This undated file photo provided by Trista Reynolds shows Ayla Reynolds, her 2-year-old daughter, who went missing in December 2011 from her father's home in Waterville, Maine. It's been nearly three years since 20-month-old Ayla Reynolds disappeared from her home, but Maine State Police Sgt. Jeff Love, the lead investigator in the case, vows to never give up the search. (AP Photo/Trista Reynolds, File)

FILE - This undated file photo provided by Trista Reynolds shows Ayla Reynolds, her 2-year-old daughter, who went missing in December 2011 from her father's home in Waterville, Maine. It's been nearly three years since 20-month-old Ayla Reynolds disappeared from her home, but Maine State Police Sgt. Jeff Love, the lead investigator in the case, vows to never give up the search. (AP Photo/Trista Reynolds, File)  (The Associated Press)

It's been nearly three years since 20-month-old Ayla Reynolds disappeared from her Waterville home, yet Maine State Police Sgt. Jeff Love, the lead investigator in the case, vows to never give up the search.

Ayla was reported missing from her father's home on Dec. 17, 2011.

Her father and other residents of the house said they had last seen the little girl the previous night.

Ayla has not been found, and although police have said they believe a crime was committed, no one has been charged.

Love tells the Morning Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1xkwKXC ) that "work will not stop until we find Ayla."

He says although he and other investigators do not believe Ayla will be found alive, they are determined to bring closure to the family.

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Information from: Morning Sentinel, http://www.onlinesentinel.com/