Desoto County News

Missing Hernando native found in Mississippi River

Officials have identified a body found on the Arkansas side of the Mississippi River as Hernando native Tamia Taylor.

Taylor had been missing since early September after taking a midnight riverboat cruise from Memphis on the river but not returning with the boat.

She had been on the cruise celebrating her 21st birthday.

Few other details were immediately available.

Tamia Taylor

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