The Disappearance of Haleigh Cummings

5-Year-Old Vanished From Her Florida Home

Haleigh Cummings
Haleigh Cummings. Family Photo

On Feb. 10, 2009, five-year-old Haleigh Cummings disappeared from her home in Satsuma, Florida while her father, Ronald Cummings, was at work and she was being cared for by his girlfriend, Misty Croslin. According to Misty, she woke up at 3 a.m., discovered Haleigh missing and the back door propped open with a cinder block.

Latest Developments

Misty Croslin Talks From Prison
May 3, 2011
Although investigators still believe that she is the key to finding out what happened to a missing 5-year-old Satsuma, Florida girl, Misty Croslin claims that she knows nothing about the disappearance.
In a prison interview, Croslin said she had nothing to do with the disappearance of Haleigh Cummings.

Previous Developments

Misty Croslin Gets 25 Years
Jan. 10, 2011
The teen girl who was supposed to be babysitting 5-year-old Haleigh Cummings the night she disappeared has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for drug trafficking. Misty Croslin had already received a 25-year sentence in another county on similar charges.

Ronald Cummings' Drug Trial Delayed
July 19, 2010
The drug trafficking trial of the father of a missing 5-year-old has been delayed a second time to give attorneys time to work out a plea agreement. Ronald Cummings, whose daughter Haleigh disappeared in February 2009, is facing five drug-related charges in Putnam County, Florida.

Sheriff Launches New Search for Haleigh
April 12, 2010
Saying they were acting on a new lead, Putnam County, Florida authorities have launched a new search near the St.

Johns River for a 5-year-old girl who disappeared from her mobile home in February 2009. The search for Haleigh Cummings in the Satsuma area will begin its third day today, officials said.

Missing Girl's Dad, Ex-Stepmom Busted
Jan. 22, 2010
A month-long drug sting in Putnam County, Florida has resulted in the arrest of the father of a missing five-year-old girl and the woman who was babysitting her at the time of her disappearance.

Haleigh Cumming's father Ronald Cummings and his ex-wife Misty Croslin have been charged with illegally trafficking prescription drugs.

Massive Search Launched for Missing Florida Girl
Feb. 10, 2009
Police suspect a stranger abducted a five-year-old Florida girl from her bedroom after interviewing family members and neighbors. A nationwide Amber Alert has been issued for Haleigh Cummings of Satsuma, Florida who has been missing since 3 a.m. Tuesday.