Search underway in Titusville tied to missing person case from 15 years ago, police say

Titusville police searching vacant lot on DeLeon Avenue

Search for evidence underway in Titusville. (Image: Titusville Police Department) (Copyright 2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

TITUSVILLE, Fla. – Authorities are searching a vacant lot in Titusville for evidence tied to a missing person case from 15 years old, according to Titusville Police Department.

Police said they are conducting the search on DeLeon Avenue Thursday afternoon and this is in relation to Tisa Gantt.

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Gantt was 37 when she went missing in 2007. Back in 2011 police search a yard on the 900 block of Gilbert Street, but did not find her.

According to the department’s spokesperson, cadaver dogs and excavation materials are being utilized.

The department said this is a preliminary search.

This is a developing story and will be updated with more information as we receive it.