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  • Guest

     “Her eyes are probably even bluer than they “were.”,  that’s past tense, and not talking about the BLOOD ON THE BASEMENT FLOOR screams for an answer..

    • Anonymous

      I would take that to mean that they perhaps “were” bluer than the last time she saw Ayla — not past tense as in she’s not with us anymore.  Justin is the only one that can answer to the blood on the basement floor, neither Hanson nor Trista could answer this.

    • Guest

       It is past tense because it wouldn’t make sense any other way.  She is obviously referring to when she last saw her daughter.  If she was saying that because she believes she is no longer alive, then why would she think her eyes are bluer?  Does “Her eyes are probably even bluer than they are” make sense to you?  Of course not.

      • Anonymous

        Many people whose children go missing after a long time begin to refer to the child in past tense simply because they last saw them was long ago in the past, i.e., Natalee Holloway’s mother refers to her in the past tense too. Why? Because all the facts point to Natalee (and Ayla) probably being dead. No mother wants to give up hope but the fact that they are giving up hope with every passing day slips through their hopeful exterior. There is nothing at all odd or unusual about a parent speaking in the past tense at this point with all the facts pointing to the baby being murdered inside the father’s house. If she or anyone else had referenced the child in the past tense in the first few days when there was more of a chance that nothing really bad had happened then it would be a red flag… now it means nothing at all – except that it sounds like she’s trying not to but is giving up hope of finding Ayla alive. Do you NOT feel the same way? Are you less hopeful now, given all the facts, that Ayla will ever be found alive? Does feeling that way and/or speaking that way mean anything at all? Does it imply that YOU had something to do with Ayla’s demise? Of course not! And the same goes for this mother at this point in the crime investigation… Trista has every right and reason to be losing hope that her baby will ever be found alive.

    • Anonymous

      Lame…keep your day job!

    • Anonymous

      Her comments sound to me as though she is transitioning into acceptance that Ayla is most likely gone. It does take time after a loss to refer to the person in a grammatically correct way. I work in healthcare, have experienced many losses both in my personal life and at work.

    • And to go along with other comments on your comment who is to say that this is a direct quote? Maybe she said it in another way and who wrote the story wrote “were” just a thought

  • Anonymous

    Why are the police not using dogs to search for Ayla. That’s how they found that fireman that went missing and the murderer is in custody. They seemed to solve that case in a hurry….hmmm

    • Guest

      I think the law enforcement involved with the investigation of the disappearance of Perdomo should now head to Waterville to help investigate what happened to Ayla?? Maybe then we would see some results on what happened to her and who is responsible. 

    • Anonymous

      They did use the dogsin the very beginning

    • ThouSaint

      My best guess is Ayla was placed in water and weighted.  A cadaver dog would be of no value if that is the case.  

      LE thinks the water scenario is the most likely possibility.  Thus the searches of major waterways in Waterville.  Just because dives so far have come up empty does not mean Ayla was not placed into the river or the stream focused on.  It simply means they haven’t yet recovered her remains but she could be in there.

      Keep in mind, the ground was frozen approximately 6 to 12 inches in mid-December.  Digging wouldn’t have been impossible but I still lean on the water likelihood.  

  • where do all these children go, every day from coast to coast they disappear no trace. I don’t think it’s the “Rapture”?

    • Anonymous

      not hardly~LOL

  • Anonymous

     I guess someone not from Maine is more important then finding this little girl.

    • Anonymous

      I think the girl is dead.  And I think someone in that house knows exactly where she is.  Eventually they will find that well hidden body.  They have been searching and searching and hopefully she will be found.  I find myself doing the same thing as her grandfather.  Looking at every little blonde girl I see.  Just hoping~

      • Anonymous

        Maybe they need to switch their search sites to the Portland area — seems like Justin has been not totally honest about his trips to that area prior to him reporting her missing and a staged home invasion.  Maybe leaving her in that area and saying “someone” came into his house and took her (with the inference being that Trista did it) then her being found in the Portland area would lead the police to believe that Trista did it.  Maybe Justin is a little smarter than they think.

        • Anonymous

          Anything is possible~

  • Tin Foil Fedora

    I’m glad that the BDN is keeping Ayla’s name in the news. 

    • Anonymous

       me too. honestly, every time i go to ayla’s website i cry and then i just get outraged at how composed her mother always is… if this were my child i would be losing it and not so friendly with the parent who was the last one to see ayla and whose home contained blood of her’s, more than what a scratch would produce.

      • Tin Foil Fedora

        I have seen videos and comments from Trista and she seems anything but composed. I’m outraged at the people who know what happened– those in the house the night she disappeared–and won’t tell the MSP. I’m also ticked off that the Morning Sentinel isn’t doing a better job of covering this ongoing investigation. so, back to my original comment before it got hijacked by a Dip supporter, thank you BDN!

        • ThouSaint

          Ditto, and well said Tin!

        • Anonymous

           we must not be seeing the same videos.

      •  Why would you get outraged that Trista is composed? She has a baby boy to care for. She is doing her best not to fall apart. Justin DiPietro is the monster in this story.

        • Anonymous

           she’s saying in a video on the website that she’s not mad at him, they’re going through the same thing, are supportive of each other and she can’t wait until the day somebody brings ayla home like he’s got nothing to do with it

      • Why_Whynot

        I see a lot of emotion.. I see that she is confused… she is angry… she is upset.. and I have seen tears in the interviews too..  I would never want this to be me, I do not want to even imagine, “what would I do, if I was in the mother’s shoes”, but I would think that I can pull myself together using that anger and get in front of as many cameras as possible and be strong for Ayla and my little boy that I still have to take care of. Although, I do agree that I would not have been so nice to Justin Dip at the vigil. But maybe she was hopeful that he may open up and talk to her about what happened.

  • Every situation is different it happens that they had more pieces of evidence in the florida FF case then they do in this one.. leads and evidence is what solves crimes… Its not like these are easy jobs, or it would be done by just everyone NOT to mention all the legal bindings that prevent you from just arresting whomever you assume did it.. I believe that the Florida FF case was very active they had alot to wrap their hands around for evidence where as this case they dont, important thing is is they are all still trying….

  • Anonymous

    This case has gone on far too long and I could not sit back and just wait for the police to get lucky!  If she were my little girl I would be out searching every minute of every day and would not care who didn’t like it!

  • Anonymous

    Ok, so if this poor baby was murdered in the house, how could those 2 mothers in the house keep quiet about that! I can’t imagine that. Ayla was put in a different bedroom that night maybe for easy removal and perhaps she was sold. I just don’t see how two mothers in that house that night could keep their mouth shut about murder.
     

    • Anonymous

       I’m sorry, but there are mother’s, and then there are women that give birth!!—All are not equal!

    • Anonymous

      Probably didn’t disappear on that night.  It could all be a story put together by the Fam Damly.  If he was in Portland just a day before — on video tape at 2:00 in the morning I’m thinking that little Ayla was either taken to someone that night or laid to rest in the Portland area — then the cover up had to happen.  Trista was demanding to talk or see Ayla Justin knew he was on borrowed time until someone knocked on his door.

  • Anonymous

     I put Ayla on my facebook page as suggested in her website: aylareynolds.com
    I hope I can make the vigil, weather permitting.

  • Jim McLeod

    That website was a good idea, I like that they don’t let people run wild with comments. All about Ayla.

  • Anonymous

    I am just praying that law enforcement will soon find out what happened so the family can either have her back or have closure. I wish the loved ones of Ayla nothing but the best. I can’t imagine what they are going through with so many questions left unanswered. God bless this baby and keep her under your arm until she is brought back to her loved ones.

  • Anonymous

    such a cutie pie. i can’t believe someone would be so selfish. just saw a poster of her at a local bangor business.. i still hope for a happy ending. so sad. drugs turning so many people’s lives upside down.

  • asportsfan

    Has anyone noticed that it took just a couple of days for posters to be hung everywhere about Mr. Perdomo, but took over a month before any posters were hung up about little Ayla?

    It’s sad.

  • Briney

    Something has been lacking in this case ever since Ayla was said to be missing.

    It could what I see as a casual response to the child’s disappearance shown by father and mother.

    Like many, I’m completely befuddled that the father has not been able to explain what happened in that house before he reported his daughter missing.  No response from his girlfriend who shared his bed that night.  Or, the others.

    Overall, it appears after the last get together in Waterville, both parents drew back out of the public light.   The mother giving an short interview, and the father adamantly refusing to speak to reporters.  His Polygraph test results and his reaction at being shown Ayla’s blood remain hidden.

    Why has the mother  withdrawn from the scene of the crime  to her apartment in Portland, relying on the police to keep her informed?  Why does the father hide from the press along with those who shared his house the night Ayla mysteriously  disappeared?  

     None of the parents’  reactions resonate with any depth,  normally expected in such tragic situations.  I’m sorry.  I know people react differently in various calamities.  But I’ve never seen anything comparable to the reactions by the parties involved in this tragic event. 

    • Why_Whynot

      I’ve heard a few times that the mother has been told by LE to stay in Portland.  In addition to that, FBI (who helps find missing children) quickly left soon after they arrived and w/o putting the family in front of the cameras to plead for their duaghter to be returned home.  The Dad has realeased statements and only once asked the “kidnappers” to return his daughter  and then pleads “no comment” and “I’m not here to talk about that”.  My opinion is if you put 2 and 2 together and you get a dad that does not want his daughter found and a mother who has come to realize that her daughter is not going to be found.  I truely hope, from the bottom of my heart that I am wrong and Ayla is out there watching the snow from her window, wondering why her daddy is not looking for her.

      • Anonymous

        I’m not sure what Justin is doing…But obviously Trista and her family are continuing to keep Ayla in the news and her name and pictures out there.  I don’t see that they have stopped looking for her. When Trista is in the news these boards are completely covered with people saying she’s trying to get attention for herself and pulling apart everything she says — when she’s quiet people are accusing her of not caring and not looking. 

        • Why_Whynot

          I never said that she does not care and Yes, Mom and Grampy are doing good at keeping her name out there.  I changed my last sentence to say “daddy” and not parent because you are right.  Justin is just not doing anything at all.. I did not mean to imply that Trista is not either.  Thanks for pointing that out.

      • Briney

        As horrible as it sounds, it does seem to be that way. Both parents seem distanced from the  fact somewhere their little girl is out there.    Like you, and many more we are hoping that Ayla will be found.  

    • Anonymous

      those are the reactions i’m having also

      • Briney

        There must be many of us wondering why a mum and dad are reacting so coldly.   I am sure the investigators feel the same way.  

        The more I mull it over, the more I feel the little girl has been moved to another home.  I just won’t accept statements from those in the house the night of her alleged disappearance that they heard nothing.    Something happened either that night, or, earlier.

        Perhaps knowing she is still alive eases the burden somewhat on those connected with her disappearance.

  • Guest

    Why has the case on Ayla Reynolds dropped out of sight? We can find a drug dealer from Florida’s body  in the woods off a dirt road, but we cannot find a baby that disappeared while in her father’s care with 2 other adults in the house ??????

  • ThouSaint

    Thanks to all you kind folks up your way for keeping the story of Ayla Reynolds alive.  Several of us up around the Waterville area along with some more distant posters are doing what we can to keep this story alive in the Waterville Sentinel.

  • I cannot wait until the day Justin DiPietro is arrested…maybe even his lying mother as well. Ayla was so beautiful.

  • Guest

      How come we can seemingly solve a murder case of a guy from fla. in such a short time yet this goes on for months. Not expecting an answer, just had to say it out loud.

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