Search party uses psychic info in looking for missing Valley mother

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Phoenix mom Christine Mustafa has been missing since May 10. (Source: 3TV/XCBS 5) Phoenix mom Christine Mustafa has been missing since May 10. (Source: 3TV/XCBS 5)
Detectives are now reaching out to the public, hoping anyone with information about Mustafa's disappearance will come forward. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Detectives are now reaching out to the public, hoping anyone with information about Mustafa's disappearance will come forward. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Mustafa also disappeared without her 8-month-old baby, who was staying with a caregiver. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Mustafa also disappeared without her 8-month-old baby, who was staying with a caregiver. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

It's now been 11 days since Valley mother, Christine Mustafa went missing, and this morning a search party was back in the desert looking for answers. And, they're looking in an area of the desert near Cave Creek and Deer Valley based on information provided by psychics.

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Neighbors say two psychics and one medium came forward to suggest the family search in the Cave Buttes Recreational area. This is where a small search party is hoping they'll find any trace of Mustafa.

The search began this morning at 5 a.m., with neighbor Diane Strand leading a handful of volunteers in looking for any sign of her missing neighbor. "We're just hoping to look for anything that looks out of place, that can give us an idea that she's out here," says Strand.

Mustafa, 34, disappeared from her north Phoenix home almost two weeks ago, leaving her keys, wallet and phone behind. Neighbors say she has a 15-year-old daughter who lives in Jordan, and an 8-month-old daughter with a current boyfriend.

"I think we all feel the same way," says Strand, adding that, "we would want somebody looking for us, and so this is just a small part of what we can do as a community."

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Drone operator Jim Kreisman saw the pleas for help on Facebook and is one of the volunteers who joined today's search. "For the sake of the family, absolutely, it'll be really nice to find something," he tells us.

Two locations of interest were identified on a map of the area, which Strand and her team were working from. Strand says it was provided to the family after two psychics and one medium came forward with information as to Mustafa's whereabouts.

"We were given insight through some psychics that this area is an area to look at," says Strand. "So, we're out here to help with the investigation."

So far, Kreisman's been able to cover about three miles with his drone flying at about 25 feet above the ground. "We've done this whole side by the dam, and now we're getting ready to go over to the mountain area...where the psychics drew a map, so we're going to comb that area. We're looking for plywood, something in crevasses where the washes are, anything unusual."

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Focusing on this area is where Strand believes Mustafa will be found, just hoping to bring closure to the family. In the meantime, Strand is asking that more volunteers come forward to help with the search. She also says, she wants to keep this story alive until Mustafa is found. Anybody with information about Mustafa's disappearance is urged to call Phoenix Police. 

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