She reportedly told a judge that she is disabled and earns $771 a month. She said three other people live in her home, but she did not specify whether those people are children or adults.
Police have said that though Noah has not been found "based on the highly coordinated investigation we currently believe him to be deceased."
Police Sgt. Reginald Williams said that the search for Noah is ongoing.
"The officers that are on the search, they remain dedicated, many of them volunteering to work this assignment in lieu of their regular assignments,” he said.
WAVY reported that the focus of the search is a landfill and steam plant. “While I can’t discuss the investigative leads that have directed us to that location, right now that’s where our search is focused.”
Hampton Police Chief Terry L. Sult said Friday night that Tomlin has other children who are being cared for and that child protective services are involved. He said then that some of the children are with family members "and have been for some time."