Update: Teen Girl Found Safe After Disappearance Has Died After Returning Home
The missing Texas teen who sparked national searches and headlines over her November disappearance last year has suddenly died, her family announced.
Heaven Ray Cox, 15, died on Saturday, Feb. 3, according to her mother.
The cause of death had not been released as of this writing.
“Some bright lights are not meant for this dark and cruel world,” her mother Tammy Day Cox wrote on Facebook Saturday.
Earlier on the same day, Tammy asked people to “stop and pray” for her daughter.
The teen was a student at Little Cypress-Mauriceville, Beaumont Enterprise reported.