Authorities are on the lookout for a missing mother and her daughter.

Cici Ray, 22, and daughter Laya Firiro, 3, were reported missing by her boyfriend Phillip Bunch, who called the Independence County Sheriff’s Department when he returned home to find the two gone.

According to Deputy Zach Spohr’s report, Bunch left the house late Sunday night after Ray “came home drunk and started an argument.”

Spohr wrote in his report that Bunch “went to the Dollar General in Cushman and sat there for approximately 15 minutes.”

Bunch added that his wallet that contained his driver’s license and social security card was also missing, but Bunch did not want to pursue charges against his girlfriend yet, but “wanted to make sure she was safe.”

Spohr said in his report that Bunch was unable to provide clothing descriptions of either the mother or the child and could not provide the child’s date of birth.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.