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UPDATED: Police Find Vehicle, Video in Missing Mother’s Case in Miramar

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The mid- to late-1990s Chevy pick-up truck at the center of the case was reportedly located Wednesday in Hollywood.

According to a statement from Hollywood Police: “Miramar Police received information that Leila Cavett had recently traveled to Florida from Alabama, and that her last known location was possibly in the area of Hollywood Boulevard and US 441. Additionally, Miramar Police located Ms. Cavett’s vehicle in Hollywood’s jurisdiction.”

They did not confirm when she was last seen in the area.

The vehicle was the last vehicle the family said Cavett was driving. It had a “Baby on Board” tag in the passenger side window.



Police have obtained surveillance video that could be linked to the disappearance of a woman believed to be the mother of a boy found wandering alone in Miramar over the weekend.

Authorities search for missing mother of toddler found wandering in Miramar

On Sunday, police received a call notifying them of  a 2-year-old wandering alone in a neighborhood. Since then, authorities have been searching for the boys mother, 21-year-old Leila Cavett, who has been missing.

Her sisters traveled to South Florida from Alabama and are pleading for the public’s help in finding her.

Detectives have confirmed they have surveillance video but are not releasing the footage at this point because they are still working the case.

Cavett’s sisters said they last heard from Cavett over the weekend via Facebook.

“She sent our grandmother a thumbs up on Facebook. It’s the last contact that we’ve known,” said Lewis.

The sisters said they learned Monday through social media that Kamdyn had been found in Miramar.

Leila’s sisters said she is never without her son. They are trying to figure out not only how the two got separated but also why the two were in South Florida in the first place.

“That’s the biggest question we have, is why she was in Florida. We don’t know,” said Lewis.

Leila lives in Georgia and does not have any family or friends in Florida, according to her sisters.

Investigators said Cavett was last seen driving a white, mid to late ’90s Chevy 3500 with a maroon or red tailgate and a “Baby on Board” sign on the passenger window.

Kamdyn will remain in child protective custody while Miramar Police search for the missing woman.

The search has extended to Alabama. The Walker County Sheriff’s Office is providing assistance.

Detectives said they have received tips on this case, but they need more.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Miramar Police at 954-602-4000.