Dana Leigh Taylor RESOLVED Taylor, circa 2006 Missing Since 04/16/2006 Missing From Mesquite, Texas Classification Endangered Missing Sex Female Race White Age 38 years old Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian female. Details of Disappearance Taylor disappeared from Mesquite, Texas on April 16, 2006. Her remains were found in McLennan County, Texas on April 27, but were not identified for months. In 2007, Robert Allen Byrd was charged with her murder. Investigating Agency - Source Information The Doe Network . .