KSP: Miya Rudd’s maternal grandparents arrested on warrants, baby still not found

June 13, 2024 | 12:10 am

Updated June 13, 2024 | 6:56 pm

Update: 7:45 — Miya Rudd’s maternal grandparents were arrested Wednesday afternoon in Daviess County on outstanding warrants, but the missing 8-month-old has still not been found, according to the Kentucky State Police.

Editor’s note: KSP initially identified the child as Miya Tucker. On June 12, they discovered her legal name was Miya Rudd.

According to a release from KSP, troopers executed a search warrant at a home in the 1300 block of Leitchfield Road near East Parrish Avenue where Miya’s grandparents (Tesla Tucker’s parents) lived.

According to KSP, troopers seized electronics and arrested both grandparents.

Taletha D. Tucker, 50, was charged with fugitive from another state for a warrant from Indiana. David Tucker, 53, was arrested for a non-payment warrant issued in Daviess County. Both were lodged in the Daviess County Detention Center.

Tesla Tucker’s other three children (Miya’s siblings) were residing with the Tabetha and David Tucker, but were removed Wednsday by the Cabinet of Community Based Services to another location.

Read here for our detailed coverage about the investigation to this point, including a timeline of arrests and charges.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.

June 13, 2024 | 12:10 am

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