Police say Marcano’s parents have been notified
Police in Orange County, Florida, announced Saturday they believe they have found the body of Mia Marcano, a missing 19-year-old.
“A body of Mia Marcano has been discovered,” the Orange County Sheriff’s Office tweeted Saturday, along with a clip from a news conference. “OCSO detectives have notified Mia’s parents of this sad news. Sheriff John Mina and the men and women of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office offer our deepest condolences to Mia’s family, friends and loved ones.” “
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Orange County Sheriff John said, “Earlier today, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office emergency response team was searching the area of the Timber Scan apartment off South Texas Avenue in Orange County, and when they discovered a body, we Believes in Mia Marcano’s,” Mina said.
NS FBI And this Florida The law enforcement department was involved in searches in three counties for the missing college student a week ago. Officials said Mia Marcano went missing the same day a keeper misplaced the master key to enter her apartment.
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Mina said Armando Caballero, a maintenance worker at the apartment complex where Marcano lived and worked, is considered the “prime suspect.” Caballero, 27, apparently killed himself; His body was found three days after Marcano was last seen.
“At this time we don’t think anyone else was involved,” Meena said on Thursday.
The sheriff has said that Marcano had repeatedly “shocked” Caballero’s romantic advances. Detectives spoke to Caballero after Marcano was reported missing, but there was no evidence of him being detained at the time. Upon learning that he had broken into her apartment before she disappeared, they obtained a warrant for his arrest. After that his body was found inside a garage.
The Associated Press contributed to this report