McCLEARY, Wash. -- When Lindsey Baum vanished three years ago this week, two families were changed forever: Baum s and the family of detectives who have been looking for her ever since.

This is a case that continues to haunt all of us, said Grays Harbor County Undersheriff Rick Scott.

Baum was 10 years old when she was last seen walking home from a friend s house in McCleary June 26, 2009.

Grays Harbor County investigators call the investigation the most massive in recent history.

Following a series of layoffs in January, the sheriff s office was no longer able to keep a detective on the case full-time but, according to Scott, This is a long ways from being a cold case.

Scott says the case is still discussed daily as tips continue to come into the office.

He said a detective spent Tuesday following up a potential lead.

Scott said police want the case solved to give Baum s family, and the entire community, closure.

This became personal a long time ago, said Scott.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the county s tip line: (866) 915-8299.

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