North American Missing Persons Network
Ta'Niyah Monique Leonard

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Above Images: Left: Leonard, age 5 months Center: Age 11 months; Right: AP to age 12

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 19, 2002 from Bartow, Florida
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: November 16, 2001
  • Age: 11 months
  • Height: 2'6"
  • Weight: 20-30 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Pierced ears and a
    light-colored birthmark on her right leg
  • AKA: Her nickname is "Ny Ny"
  • NCIC Number: M-952772097
  • Case Number: 021015900; NCMC947922

  • Details of Disappearance
    Ta'Niyah was dropped off at her father's apartment by her mother, Miranda Jones. Jones claimed that was the last time she saw the child.
    Michael Lewis, Ta'Niyah's father, claimed that Jones picked her up the next morning and he has not seen the baby since.
    Foul play is possible in her disappearance.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Bartow Police Department
    (863) 534-5034
    National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    (800) 843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST)

    Source Information
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children