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CIEHA TAYLOR: Search continues for Plant City woman last seen a month ago

Posted at 11:59 PM, Mar 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-07 21:13:00-05

PLANT CITY, Fla. -- Today marks one month since anyone last saw 28-year-old Cieha Taylor. During her disappearance, her car was found abandoned on the railroad tracks in Plant City.

Investigators say Cieha had just dropped her boyfriend off at his home about a mile away. But on the evening of February 6, Plant City Police found her car, left running on the railroad tracks with her belongings inside.

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Now, a month later, her mother is begging for answers.

“Every day is different. Some days I’m just broken, hurt, some days I’m angry,” said Canitha Taylor, Cieha’s mother.

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But one feeling that remains constant is Canitha Taylor’s hope that she’ll one day see her daughter again.

“She used to do something that would irritate me sometimes, but it was hold my hand, even as old as she is. She would want to hold my hand when we were in the store and I thought about it the other day. I said I miss that,” said Canitha.


It’s a situation that just doesn’t add up for Canitha.

“As soon as I realized the conditions of the car, I knew immediately something’s wrong. She wouldn’t just walk away from her life,” said Canitha.

And just weeks after police found Cieha’s car, her mother says Cieha's shoes were found just up the road.

“I felt that they were placed there and it was somebody maybe was, remorseful,” said Canitha.

Still, no new leads.

Investigators with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office and Homeland Security spent part of Friday searching the area for clues.

And Canitha wears a shirt with Cieha’s photo on it to make sure her face isn’t forgotten, as Canitha pleads for answers.

“Just call. Make an anonymous call. If you know anything that would help us find her and bring her home,” said Canitha.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 813-247-8200.