Haleigh Ann-Marie Cummings
Haleigh, approximately 2009; Age at the time of disappearance: -progression to Age at the time of disappearance: 12 (approximately 2015); Ronald Cummings; Misty Croslin Cummings; Hank "Tommy" Croslin; Crystal Sheffield; Joseph Overstreet
Date reported missing : 02/09/2009
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
DOB : 08/17/2003 (17)
Age at the time of disappearance: 5 years old
Height / Weight : 3'0, 39 pounds
Medical conditions : Haleigh has been diagnosed with Turner Syndrome, a genetic disorder present in approximately 1 out of every 2,500 live female births. Turner Syndrome's features may include, but are not limited to: restricted growth of the long bones and ovaries, heart defects and vision problems, multiple birthmarks, and swollen fingers and toes. Most people with Turner's Syndrome don't grow to be more than four and a half feet tall. Haleigh requires hormone treatments and monthly visits to a cardiologist and an endocrinologist due to her condition. She may be in need of medical attention.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : Caucasian female. Blonde hair, brown eyes. Haleigh's ears are pierced and she has red highlights in her hair. She has a round birthmark on the lower left side of her back, about four inches in size. She also has brown birthmarks on her left cheek and right jawline. Her nickname is Haleigh Bug. Haleigh is short for her Age at the time of disappearance: . She has a lazy left eye and she has chubby fingers and toes.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Haleigh was last known to be sleeping in her family's trailer in the 200 block of Green Lane in the area of Hermit's Cove in Satsuma, Florida, late in the evening on February 9, 2009. She went to bed at 8:00 p.m. Her father's live-in girlfriend of five months, Misty Janette Croslin (sometimes identified in the media by her later married name, Misty Cummings), went to sleep in the same room at 10:00 p.m. Haleigh's three-year-old brother was also sleeping in that room.
Haleigh's father, Ronald Lemyles Cummings, finished working second shift and arrived home sometime after 3:00 a.m. on February 10. Misty told him she'd just discovered Haleigh was Missing location (approx) : her bed. The rear door to the trailer was several inches ajar and the screen door had been propped open with a cinder block. Ronald and Misty called 911 at 3:37 a.m. to report Haleigh's disappearance.
The police found no sign of forced entry to the trailer, but they are uncertain whether the back door was locked. Ronald and Misty have insisted that it was, and Ronald maintains the trailer was broken into.
Haleigh's younger brother told investigators that a man dressed in black had come to their home that night and taken his sister. Authorities aren't sure how much credence to give to his story, given his Age at the time of disappearance: . An extensive search of the area turned up no sign of Haleigh. Her father stated she wouldn't have left home by herself at night, as she is afraid of the dark.