It's been over four months since 19-year-old special needs teenager, Aleah Beckerle went missing from her home in Evansville. As the search continues, a silent vigil will be held Saturday, December 10th to show Aleah, wherever she may be, that the community has not given up hope for her return.

The silent vigil will take place at St. Matthews United Church of Christ at 3007 North First Avenue beginning at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the general public.

In related news, the family announced through the Bring Aleah Home Facebook page, it has hired Kentucky-based private investigator, Cricket Emerson to help in the search for Aleah. Emerson announced his involvement through his Crazy Cricket Investigations Facebook page:

The family also announced the reward for Aleah's return has been raised from $10,000 to $12,000.

If you or someone you know have any information regarding Aleah's possible whereabouts, call 911, the Evansville Police Department's Tip Line at (812) 435-6194, or the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor's anonymous WeTip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463).