GLENDALE, AZ - The family of a missing Glendale girl is questioning her mother’s innocence one month after the 5-year-old’s disappearance.
Jhessye Shockley vanished from her apartment near 45th and Glendale avenues in October.
Jhessye's family stood by her mother, Jerice Hunter, from day one.
Now, they're questioning her innocence because she reportedly won't take a lie detector test .
Brenda Hunter, Jerice's aunt, says she believes Jerice might have had something to do with Jhessye's disappearance.
Brenda, along with Jerice's grandmother and aunts, passed out flyers on the corner of 45th and Glendale avenues again Tuesday. They added teddy bears and balloons to a makeshift memorial that has been there for 30 days.
The family tells ABC15 Jerice hasn't answered her door or their phone calls for two weeks.
Brenda pleaded for Jerice to put the allegations to rest.
"We want you to take the test," she said. "We love you. We care for you. It's okay. I just want peace. We want to know where to look for Jhessye."
The family tells ABC15 the FBI has scheduled a lie detector test for Jerice on Thursday. Glendale police denied this. The FBI was not immediately available for comment.
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