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Indianapolis Mother Desperately Searching For 24-Year Old Daughter. Where is Nakyla Williams?

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24-year old Nakyla Williams lives in Indianapolis, Indiana with her mother and four siblings.

On November 9, 2021, Nakyla walked out of her mother's home about 5:45 pm in the 4800 block of North Kenmore Road and got into a grey pick-up truck.

That was the last time her mother saw Nakyla.

“It's a mother's worst nightmare,” Nakyla's mother Nakia Pope told the Indy Star.

Nakia was scheduled for invasive surgery on November 22, 2021. Nakyla was supposed to be there during and after the surgery to help care for her mom.

Now, Nakia has postponed her surgery and launched a campaign to find her daughter, Nakyla.

“I know my child and I know she would not just leave,” Nakia told the Indy Star.

The people Nakyla were seen with last, are not involved in the search for her.

They have also stopped answering Nakia's calls, reports the Indy Star.

“They took my daughter no matter what happened, and they’re all covering up, " Nakia told Fox59.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department announced they wanted to speak with Bestin Hoyle in connection with the disappearance of Nakyla Williams.

IMPD said they believe Nakyla may have traveled to Flint, Michigan.
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“It would be very weird if she decided to go to Flint without letting anyone know she was taking a trip,” Nakyla's longtime friend Adrianna McMillian said.

Nakia, family, friends, and volunteers from the community are searching, posting flyers, posting on social media, and doing all they can to find Nakyla.

Her phone last pinged in the 4900 block of Topeka Trail in Indianapolis, reports the Indy Star. Last week volunteers were out searching that area, as well.

Terrance Hood is an activist in Indianapolis who has helped organize searches for Nakyla.

“We’ve had a lot of people come out to help look,” Terrance told the Indy Star. “It’s looking for a needle in a haystack, but we won’t give up.”

“The community’s been excellent,” Nakyla’s grandfather Barry Williams told Fox59. “All these people out here. We got plenty of friends. Community’s been stepping in, they been helping us. They been right beside us and we just thank God for them.”

"I'm praying for the best, but my daughter never would have left for this long. My daughter didn't just poof and disappear without someone knowing what happened,” her mother Nakia told the Indy Star. “Whatever happened, I don't understand why someone can't say something.”

Nakyla Williams was 5'5" and weighed 150 pounds when she vanished.

She has red, shoulder-length hair, brown eyes.

Nakyla was wearing a black zip-up North Face jacket and ripped blue jeans.

If you have any information, please contact the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department at 317-327-3811.

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