The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office has positively identified the remains found in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park as Taylor Robinson, the 19 year old Akron woman who turned up missing May 3rd from a home on Kipling Avenue where she was working as a home health aide
The Medical Examiner says additional examination of the remains,will need to take place to determine how Robinson died.
Tim Dimoff, President of SACS Consulting and Investigative Services in Akron has been assisting Taylor's mother Carmilla Robinson and a private detective with the investigation into Taylor's case. He tells AkronNewsNow " From this point on we hope to collect and I know the police hope to collect evidence from the crime scene, the body duscovery and with that maybe put some pieces together, and get closer to who did this."
Dimoff says this makes him even more determined to track down Taylor Robinson's killer. " This is only going to fuel our fire to look further, and I know all of my investigation team is going to be working diligently now that this has happened."
Dimoff says investigators need the public's help to solve Taylor Robinson's apparent murder. " We are appealing to all the people in Akron, and there are people out there who know what happened. We're asking them to come forward and contact the police, contact SACS Investigative Services, contact somebody and let us know."
During a late afternoon news conference at Carmilla Robinson's home she thanked those who helped search for her daughter. " I just want to thank Tim Dimoff, the Akron Police Department, and Tom Fields for all their help, all the work they did so far. And now we have an answer. We were in limbo, but now we have closure. She's found, she's not a lost child anymore.. And I just want to thank everybody for all their time, and help and efforts in helping us find Taylor. And for those who did stumble across her, thank you for having the courage and wisdom to report it because you helped bring our baby home. It wasn't the way we anticipated and hoped for, but you brought our baby home. We just wanted to say thank you," said Robinson.
Carmilla Robinson had a message for others who have missing children. " Regardless of what people think, what people say, the rumors, they belong to you. They depend on you, and they love you, just like you love them. Don't stop looking for them. They need you."