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Concern for Missing Gaithersburg Teenager (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Saturday, April 2, 2022

Update : April 5, 2022 - Naveah Castro has been located safe and unharmed. 


Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigation Division (SVID) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing teenager from Gaithersburg.    


Nevaeh Castro, age 15, was last seen on Friday, April 1, 2022, at approximately 6 p.m., in the 400 block of Muddy Branch Road.  


Castro is approximately 5-feet, 3-inches tall and weighs 110-120 pounds. She has brown eyes and long black hair in braids. She was last seen wearing a white jacket, a white tank top and light-colored pajama pants. Castro has a nose piercing on her right nostril and five piercings on each ear. She also has a belly button piercing. 


Castro may be traveling with another missing teenager, Liz Salmeron- Banegas.  


Police and family are concerned for her welfare.    


Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Nevaeh Castro is asked to call the Montgomery County Police SVID at (240) 773- 5400 or the police non-emergency number at (301) 279- 8000 (24-hour line). Callers may remain anonymous.   

Nevaeh CastroNevaeh Castro (Original Image)

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Release ID: 22-178
Media Contact: L.N.J. Ivey 
Categories: missing-person