Authorities verify they discovered a physique believed to be Miya Marcano

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The seek for the lacking 19-year-old Miya Marcano ended on Saturday morning with the worst doable consequence. Authorities reportedly discovered a physique about 30 kilometers from her first disappearance. Based on Orlando Sentinel, the coroner didn’t present an official ID by Saturday afternoon, however police discovered a handbag with Miya’s ID close to the physique. Her household was instantly knowledgeable of the invention.

“As a neighborhood, as a sheriff, as a father, we mourn the lack of Miya,” mentioned Orange County Sheriff John Mina. “We can not think about the ache and agony of Miya’s dad and mom, household, family members, mates, and actually our total neighborhood that they went by and can undergo.”

When the information first broke on Saturday, authorities had not but confirmed the reason for dying. Sheriff John mentioned the physique was discovered round 10:45 am in a wooded space close to Tymber Skan on the Lake Residences. No description was given of the situation during which the physique was discovered.

Disappearance and principal suspect particulars

Miya went lacking on September twenty fourth after ending her work shift at Arden Villas Luxurious Residences in Orlando, Florida. Miya had booked a flight for a similar night. She was purported to be returning to Fort Lauderdale to go to her household, however she by no means made it. Authorities beforehand introduced that she was final seen round 5 p.m. that day.

Days after her disappearance, a caretaker at Arden Villas grew to become an attention-grabbing individual. Apparently Armando Manuel Caballero had proven a romantic curiosity in Miya, however she repeatedly denied his advances. Investigators discovered proof {that a} grasp key was used to enter Miya’s dwelling at 4:30 p.m. on September 24. Which means that somebody who the police imagine is Armando entered her condo half-hour earlier than the tip of their shift on the condominium.

Based on the findings, an arrest warrant for housebreaking was issued in opposition to Armando. Nevertheless, he was discovered useless by obvious suicide. He was discovered at his Seminole County dwelling on Monday. On the time, authorities mentioned he had “been useless for a while”.

How the police discovered the physique and what’s subsequent

Authorities depend on pings from Armando’s mobile phone tower to trace his actions after Miya’s disappearance. Data present that Armando was “in or close to” the Tymber Skan on the Lake flats for 20 minutes between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. on the day Miya went lacking. Along with the cellphone recordings, investigators discovered that the 27-year-old suspect had beforehand lived in Tymber Skan’s flats.

“We’re not searching for different folks,” mentioned Sheriff John on Saturday. “We fairly clearly imagine that Armando Caballero is answerable for this crime.”

Sheriff John additionally made it clear that nothing within the cellphone report signifies that he “ever went again there earlier than killing himself”. Subsequent, a coroner does an post-mortem to positively establish Miya Marcano and decide the reason for dying.

“It was tragic, it was horrible, we weren’t trying ahead to it,” mentioned Miya’s grandmother Violet Deville. “Although a few of us had it in thoughts, we nonetheless had the hope that we’d discover her alive.”

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