FBI Assists in Search of Missing Miya Marcano

In Summary

The person of interest, 27-year-old Armando Caballero, was found dead in an apparent suicide.

In the case of 19-year-old Miya Marcano, the FBI is assisting in the search for the missing Florida college student, as her family is in an agonizing situation trying to find her, according to ABC News

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Marcano is a student at Valencia College in Orlando, Florida. However, she has been missing since Sept. 24 and she was last seen at her Arden Villas apartment complex.  

Orange County Sheriff John Mina has stated that 60 detectives from the agency’s Criminal Investigations Division are working tirelessly on this unfortunate situation. 

“We are employing anyone with any information about Miya’s whereabouts to please come forward,” said Mina in a press conference. “Miya is still missing. Her disappearance is suspicious and our detectives and the family members obviously suspect foul play.”  

Armando Caballero, a 27-year-old who worked as a maintenance employee at the apartment complex where Marcano resided, was named a person of interest. According to authorities, Caballero made it known he had a romantic interest in Marcano. 

Additionally, he had a key fob to access the apartments and happened to use it at her unit. 

However, on Sept. 27, the 27-year-old was found dead in his apartment because he apparently killed himself, according to ABC News. 

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Marcano’s family is pleading for Miya to show up and return to her family. 

“Miya, this message is for you. I know you’re alive. I know you’re out there. We love you,” Pia Scarbriel-Henry, Marcano’s aunt said. “Miya, anytime something should happen, fight, because we have your back. We cherish you, you are the family’s princess. We miss you, and fight.” 

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