Body Found in Florida Confirmed as Miya Marcano

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A body found in a wooded area on Saturday has been confirmed as missing student Miya Marcano.

The medical examiner in Orange County, Florida, has confirmed the death of 19-year-old Miya Marcano on Tuesday.  

Marcano’s body was found in a wooded area near an apartment complex in Orlando on Saturday. “A positive identification of a female whose body was recovered in a wooded area on October 2, 2021, has been identified as Miya Marcano,” Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Joshua Stephany said in a statement.  

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Marcano was last seen at her apartment complex in Orlando on September 24. A 27-year-old maintenance worker at the complex, Armando Caballero, was the main suspect in Marcano’s disappearance. Police found his body in his apartment, where he died by suicide.  

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According to CNN, the case remains “under active law enforcement investigation,” per the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.  

This is a developing story that will be updated.

If you or someone you know is struggling from trauma triggered by this story, resources are available here.  

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