The FBI is helping native authorities within the seek for Miya Marcano, the Florida school pupil who has been lacking for per week, the Orange County sheriff stated.
Sheriff John Mina instructed reporters on Thursday that searchers are concentrating their efforts on Orange, Seminole and Volusia counties. Greater than 60 Orange County detectives are working full time on discovering Marcano, a Valencia College sophomore who was final seen Sept. 24 at her residence within the Arden Villas condominium complicated in Orlando, a couple of mile from the College of Central Florida, he stated.
Regardless of the manpower that is being employed, it is going to doubtless take extra assist from the general public to seek out Marcano, who labored within the leasing workplace of the complicated and would have been off her shift by about 5 p.m., in response to the sheriff. She was presupposed to fly residence to Fort Lauderdale that day however missed the flight.
“We’re arising on the weekend now,” Mina stated Thursday. “We all know that many individuals will likely be out and about, in out of doors areas, in waterways. We’re asking them to maintain their eyes open and name us in the event that they see something.”
Investigators discovered that 27-year-old Armando Manuel Caballero, a upkeep employee on the complicated who was discovered lifeless of an obvious suicide in Seminole County on Monday, had entry to a grasp key, the sheriff stated earlier this week. He used that key to let himself inside Marcano’s unit at about 4:30 p.m, in response to Mina.
Authorities initially described Caballero as a “individual of curiosity” within the teen’s disappearance. On Thursday, the sheriff referred to as him “the prime suspect.”
“So we consider that the suspect that we had named, Armando Caballero, is accountable. We do not know all of the circumstances concerned in what occurred there,” Mina stated after he was requested if he believed Marcano had been kidnapped. “He was clearly the prime suspect.”
Caballero had proven curiosity in Marcano, however she repeatedly rebuffed his romantic advances, in response to authorities.
Mina stated there is no proof anybody else performed a job in Marcano’s disappearance.
“Presently we do not consider there may be one other individual concerned,” he stated. “These investigations consistently shift and alter … he was the primary individual we have been specializing in.”