Plant City, FL

Young Woman Vanishes After Sending Suspicious Text to Boyfriend

Fatim Hemraj
Cieha TaylorFacebook

On February 6, 2020, at 4 pm, Cieha Taylor dropped her boyfriend off at his friend’s house off Cowart and Jap Tucker Road in Plant City, Florida. The 28-year-old had plans to visit a friend, however, she never made it.

At 7 pm, a passerby called the police after spotting Cieha’s black 2000 Toyota Sahara abandoned on the railroad tracks 1 mile from her boyfriend’s home. The vehicle was unlocked, the engine was running and Cieha’s phone was found lying on the tracks. Her wallet was inside the car and her bank account hasn’t been touched since that fateful day, two years ago.
Cieha's car was found abandoned here (X) on 1000 E Trapnell RdGoogle Maps

When officers arrived on the scene, they failed to run the license plate. Instead, they simply moved the car to the side of the road and locked it, leaving Cieha's loved ones clueless for the next 3 days as their calls went unanswered.

On February 10, Cieha was finally reported missing after her mother, Canitha, learned that her car had been found. Canitha quickly discovered that the last text Cieha sent to her boyfriend was, "So are you going to send your white supremacist friends after me?"

Cieha's loved ones are unsure what prompted her to send that text, however, she is biracial while her boyfriend is Caucasian and according to Finding Cieha, his Instagram page is filled with images of the confederate flag and several anti-Semitic posts.
Cieha Taylor's carTwitter

20 days after Cieha's disappearance on February 26, her shoes suddenly appeared on the bottom of a telephone pole near where her car was found. Taped on the pole was her missing flyer. Cieha's loved ones believe the shoes were planted there shortly after her disappearance made the news since the area had been searched multiple times before.

The authorities eventually conducted a search via helicopter and blood-sniffing cadaver dogs, however, there was no sign of Cieha. Her boyfriend and his friend have been questioned but no one has been named a person of interest in the case.
Cieha TaylorFacebook

According to The Charley Project, Cieha is 5'6" and 170 lbs with reddish-brown hair and brown eyes. She has several tattoos including an infinity symbol, two x's, a rose, a sun, and a ladybug. If you have any information regarding her disappearance, please contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff Office at 813-247-8200. A $10,000 reward is available.

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