Investigators are searching a Florida river for the body of five-year-old Haleigh Cummings, who went missing from her home in February 2009. According to OrlandoSentinel.com, Sheriff Jeff Hardy wouldn't say why the river was a point of interest, but he did say he'd met with Cummings' family: "The conversations we had were between me and the family." Sheriff Hardy also wouldn't reveal if the case had gone from being treated as a missing persons case to a homicide investigation. He said...Read Full Story
Misty Croslin might not have been home the night Haleigh Cummings went missing, says her brother. Hank "Tommy" Croslin, Jr., has been in jail since mid-September for stealing a handgun from his parents' neighbors. And he recently told investigators an account of Haleigh's disappearance that contradicts his sister's. The night Haleigh went missing, Hank told police that her father, Ronald Cummings, tried to reach Misty more than 20 times by phone before calling him. Ronald asked Hank to go...Read Full Story
Haleigh Cummings disappeared from her home in the early morning hours of Feb. 10, 2009. This is a recording of the 911 call from Misty Croslin, who was taking care of the five-year-old girl at the time.911: “911, what’s your emergency” Misty Croslin: “Hi…umm…I just woke up…and our backdoor was wide open and I think…and I can’t find our daughter” 911: “you can’t find what?” Misty Croslin:”our daughter” 911:” OK, what’s your address? Misty Croslin: “(inaudible)” 911: “OK, what’s the numerical...Read Full Story
Call it a parent's worst nightmare.A five-year-old girl goes missing in the night, and barely a clue is found in her place. That's what had happened to Haleigh Cummings when her father's girlfriend went to check on her early Tuesday morning.In a frantic 3 a.m. call to 911, Misty Croslin, 17, told dispatchers she put Haleigh and her four-year-old brother to bed at 10 p.m. before waking to find them gone. She said the back door was standing open before Haleigh's father, Ronald Cummings, got on...Read Full Story
Haleigh Cummings, 5, went missing from her Florida home in the early morning hours of Feb. 10, 2009. Her father, Ronald Cummings, is a suspect.