The physique discovered close to an house advanced over the weekend was recognized as Florida faculty scholar Miya Marcano, authorities confirmed Tuesday.
The 19-year-old’s dying continues to be below investigation and a reason for dying was not given, in accordance with a press release from Joshua Stephany, chief medical expert for Orange and Osceola counties.
Marcano was final seen Sept. 24 at her dwelling within the Arden Villas house advanced in Orlando, a couple of mile from the College of Central Florida. Marcano, a sophomore at Valencia School, was alleged to fly dwelling to Fort Lauderdale that day however did not present up for her flight.
Her stays have been discovered Saturday behind a distinct house advanced, Tymber Skan on the Lake. A handbag along with her identification was discovered close to her physique, the Orange County Sheriff’s Workplace stated.
Deputies have been within the space as a result of cellphone data confirmed that Armando Manuel Caballero, whom Orange County authorities known as a “prime suspect,” was in or close to the flats the identical night Marcano was reported lacking.
Orange County Sheriff John Mina stated Caballero used to dwell on the advanced and was there for about 20 minutes.
Caballero, 27, was a upkeep employee on the Arden Villas house advanced and had proven curiosity in Marcano, however she repeatedly “rebuffed” his romantic advances, Mina beforehand stated.
Caballero had entry to a grasp key that authorities imagine he used to entry Marcano’s house at about 4:30 p.m, about half an hour earlier than the top of her shift within the leasing workplace.
He was discovered useless Sept. 27 of an obvious suicide, although authorities weren’t positive when he died. Mina stated “he had been useless for fairly a while” by the point authorities discovered his physique.
Marcano’s aunt, Gabriela Sánchez, informed Noticias Telemundo in an interview that she by no means believed a tragedy like this might occur to her household.
“It’s a ache within the chest and within the abdomen that we now have,” Sanchez stated. “I don’t understand how, as a household, we’re going to go on with this ache.”