This just in from TJ Hart of The Sky 97.3 – Simon

Update: At Noon Central TJ and I will be discussing the new developments, tune in here – Simon 

The father of missing 6-year-old Haleigh Cummings of Satsuma, Florida made his first television appearance since information was released last week that his new wife, Misty Croslin-Cummings– the last person to his child, failed an independent polygraph test that she requested to try to clear her name in the incident.

Ronald Cummings Sr. appeared on CNN Headline News Nancy Grace Show with his attorney Terry Schumaker, 97.3 The Sky’s TJ Hart and a panel of experts.

Ronald Cummings appeared to be torn at times between his desire to have his child found and to seemingly protect his young wife while answering some very pointed questions from host and former prosecuting attorney Nancy Grace. Cummings often shifted the attention away from his wife and redirected the focus to his missing daughter.

AUDIO: Nancy Grace and Ronald Cummings

Grace then brought on several experts, including TJ Ward with the team assembled by Texas EquuSearch to perform the polygraph and voice stress analysis tests, to debate the merits of both tests before returning to Ronald Cummings for additional questions regarding Misty.

AUDIO: Nancy Grace and Ronald Cummings

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office has repeatedly stated that Misty Croslin-Cummings is not a suspect in Haleigh’s disappearance, but her stories about what happened the night Haleigh was taken from the home are inconsistent and do not always match up with the physical evidence.

VIDEO: RONALD CUMMINGS on CNN/HLN’s NANCY GRACE SHOW with 97.3 THE SKY’s TJ HART:

Misty and Ronald Speak Out About Tests

First Coast News got this exclusive interview with Misty Croslin-Cummings and Ronald Cummings August 31, 2009.

In this videotaped interview, Misty and Ronald Cummings say they hoped Tim Miller of Texas Equusearch was going to help them find Haleigh Cummings, who disappeared in February.

Instead, they claim he took them out of town and tricked them the week of August 20th.

VIDEO Updated Haleigh Information

On Monday evening’s Nancy Grace Show on HLN, the father of missing Haleigh Cummings from Satsuma, Florida once again encouraged people to continue looking for the 6-year-old and report what they see or know to law enforcement.

Several times in the past while reporting on this story for CNN Headline New programs like Nancy Grace, Jane Velez-Mitchell and Prime News, I have given Haleigh’s physical description including a peanut shaped birthmark on her cheek.

Family and friend of Haleigh Cummings have asked me to place on our website an additional photo of Haleigh’s back where she has another birthmark.

Increased Reward

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Call Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-888-277-TIPS.
This will be an ANONYMOUS CALL!

NAME – Haleigh Ann-Marie Cummings

Crime: Missing Endangered Child

City: Satsuma

Date: 02-09-2009

Time: 03:30:00

Status: Active

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Haleigh is described as a 5 year old white female. She is approximately 3’0, 39 lbs, blonde hair & brown eyes. Unknown clothing description.

Haleigh was last seen at her residence in the Hermit’s Cove area of Putnam County on February 9, 2009 between the hours of 8-10pm.

A statewide Amber Alert has been issued. An additional $35,000 in rewards have been posted.

If you have any information and wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-277-TIPS (8477) or you can Text your tip by Texting “TIP231 plus your message” to CRIMES (274637). We don’t want your name; just your information and you could be eligible for a reward up to $1000.00

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