Taliyah is the subject of an Amber Alert now in it's second day after her mother Sara Baillie was found dead inside their Panamount Blvd. home and Taliyah wasn't there.
Police responded to the home where Taliyah Leigh Marsman lived with her mother, Sara Baillies, late Monday night.
Witnesses told police that they spotted a girl matching Taliyah's description wearing red or pink books with white polka dots and carrying a reddish suitcase.
Police have said they're investigating the death as a homicide.
Calgary police also released security camera footage from Sunday of the mother and daughter at a Calgary-area Dairy Queen.
It was after Baillie, 34, had failed to show up for work at a Chili's restaurant at the Calgary airport Monday morning that relatives became concerned something was wrong. Police would like to identify the people in the footage.
"I want to make a plea to anyone out there who knows anything about where my baby is", Marsman said in the statement released to the media through friend Gabriel Goree. If you even think you might have seen something that could be a clue, let your local law enforcement know immediately.
Tanya Kruger bowed her head in tears Wednesday in front of the home where her good friend of 10 years, Sara Baillie, was found dead Monday evening.
"Contact the family, we'll come and pick her up".
Marsman is estranged from Baillie and was previously charged with unlawful confinement and intimidation by threats on February 1, 2015. The charges were later withdrawn and a peace bond was issued. "Please allow her to come home to her family", Marsman's statement read.
Meas often babysat Marsman, who she described as a "little sister" to her, according to the Calgary Herald. He is in so much pain right now.
"Taliyah, honey, if you are watching this, we love you", Mary-Lynne Hamilton, the girl's great-aunt, said at a news conference yesterday.
Kruger said she visited with Baillie and Taliyah last weekend.
"I feel it's very important for me as a community member to just represent and to be here to support our community, to support the family right now and do whatever we can to help them", she said.
"If the girl seen in Panorama with the boots and the suitcase is, in fact, Taliyah, the suitcase is a promising indication that whoever she's with has intentions of caring for her to some degree", Insp. She needs to come home.
"Just hoping and praying that they find her", she said after laying a bouquet of flowers on the lawn.
Kruger pleaded with members of the public to keep their eyes out for the curly-haired five-year-old.
"Taliyah, honey, if you are watching this, we love you. We will get you justice no matter how long it'll take". The girl's aunt and uncle describe her as a "vivacious, wonderful child".