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Find Missing Celina Janette Mays! (Part One)

Find Missing Celina Janette Mays!

Find Missing Celina Janette Mays!
She was sleeping at her aunt’s residence.
The following morning her father discovered that
That Celina was missing.
But pillows were propped to make it look like
She was still sleeping.
It has been 22 years
Since her loved ones last saw her.
It has been 22 years
Since her loved ones last heard from her.
Could the fact that she was pregnant as a preteen
Have contributed to her disappearance?

Find Missing Celina Janette Mays!
Details

Find Missing Celina Janette Mays!

Missing Person: Celina Janette Mays
Missing Since
12/16/1996
Missing From
Willingboro, New Jersey
Classification
Endangered Missing
Date of Birth
05/28/1984 (35 years old current age)
Age when last seen
12 years old
Height and Weight
5’0, 120 pounds
Clothing/Jewelry Description
Possibly a long red coat.
Medical Conditions
Celina was nine months pregnant at the time of her 1996 disappearance. Her baby was due around December 29 of that year.
Distinguishing Characteristics
Biracial (African-American/Caucasian) female. Black hair, brown eyes. Celina’s eyebrows grow together. Some agencies state that she is Hispanic. Her hair was very long and wavy at the time of her disappearance. Some agencies spell Celina’s middle name “Janet.”

Find Missing Celina Janette Mays!
Circumstances

Celina Janette Mays was last seen at approximately 11:00 P>M on December 15, 1996. She was seen when she went to bed at her aunt’s residence. It was located on Crestview Drive in Willingboro, New Jersey.

Celina’s father’s name is C.J. Mays. He checked her room the following morning. And he discovered that Celina was missing. Pillows had been placed under her blankets in her bed to give the appearance that she was sleeping. There was no sign of Celina. The preteen girl left her prenatal vitamins, purse and other personal belongings behind. She has never been heard from again.

Celina lived with her father and stepmother at the time of her disappearance. She also lived with several other relatives at the time of her 1996 disappearance. C.J. was employed as an accountant and bookkeeper for the Gospel of Christ Ministries Inc.. It was based in Mount Holly, New Jersey. His sister, Cerita Smith, was pastor of the church and the Mays family raised Celina as a member.

Celina was home-schooled and grew up with strict religious beliefs from the organization. C.J. maintains that Celina did not leave her home because of problems with her religion.

The Gospel of Christ Ministries Inc. had numerous complaints from former members. This occurred in the late 1990’s who claimed that the church was utilizing brainwashing techniques on its congregation. It is not known if the allegations are connected to Celina’s case. But Cerita has accused disgruntled ex-members of the church of hiding Celina.

C.J. believes that his daughter planned her disappearance. He claims she ran away mainly because he threatened to have paternity tests performed to learn the identity of her unborn baby’s father. Officials said that C.J. was uncooperative in his Celina’s disappearance. They have lost touch with him in the years since Celina vanished.

Another of Celina’s relatives somewhat supports C.J.’s theory. They told the press that he believed she was murdered by the baby’s father in order to prevent his identity from being revealed. Or possibly she died as the result of an amateur abortion.

The baby’s father has never been identified. But if he is, he could be charged with rape due to the Celina’s age at the time she became pregnant.

Authorities responded by announcing they have no information concerning Celina’s child’s father. And statements made by others were purely speculation. However, it has been rumored that one of Celina’s cousins fathered her child.

Part Two is continued on another page. You can read it here.

Find Missing Celina Janette Mays!
Appeal

Celina Janette Mays was not even a teenager at the time of her disappearance. Yet she was pregnant. Yet we know that she did not get herself that way. Even to this day, the person who impregnated her remains unidentified. How can that happen, that someone can evade justice this long? I don’t personally buy into the theory that Celina may have done an abortion on herself. Who fathered Celina’s child? This person must be brought to justice for whatever he did to Celina and the child he fathered.

Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Celina Janette Mays and her unborn child? Do you have any information concerning the person (s) who may be involved in their disappearances?

If you have any information, please contact the Willingboro Police Department (New Jersey): 1-609-877-2253 or 1-609-877-3001. You may contact the Burlington County Bridge Commission Police Department (New Jersey):
1-609-685-4391. You may contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: 1-800-843-5678. You may call 9-1-1 or your local police.

NCMEC Case Number: 827787
NamUs Case Number: MP6370
Agency Case Number: 963520625 (Willingboro Police Department)
Agency Case Number: (Unknown (Burlington County Bridge Commission Police Department)
NCIC Case Number: M-986381735

Celina Janette Mays has a GINA Center for Missing Persons poster. The above image is courtesy of this profile. Click here to view it.
This is a video appeal for Celina Mays. Click here to view it.
This is a TAPATALK.COM page for Celina Mays. Click here to learn more.
This is a 2017 article about Celina Mays. Click here to learn more.
This article was written when Celina Mays reached her 21st annual missing date. Click here to learn more.
This is a limited information page for Celina Mays. Click here to view it.
This is a two to three page WEBSLEUTHS page for Celina Mays. Click here to learn more.
This is a fairly detailed CRAFTON MEGAN profile for Celina Mays. Click here to learn more.
This is an article and video appeal for Celina Mays. Click here to learn more.
This is a CRIMEWATCHERS.NET page for Celina Mays. Click here to learn more.
Celina Jannette May has a NamUs profile. Click here to view it.
The above information is found on Celina Janette Mays’s Charley Project page.I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 4.0 International License.

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