A physique believed to be of lacking Florida school pupil Miya Marcano was discovered Saturday close to an residence complicated in Orange County, legislation enforcement authorities stated.
“Clearly, this isn’t the replace I needed to present to everybody in the present day,” Sheriff John Mina stated at a information convention. “Our hearts are damaged. Everybody needed this final result to be completely different.”
Marcano was final seen Sept. 24 at her dwelling within the Arden Villas residence complicated in Orlando, a couple of mile from the College of Central Florida. The Valencia School sophomore, 19, labored within the leasing workplace on the complicated and was alleged to fly dwelling to Fort Lauderdale that day however did not present up for her flight.
Mina stated that Orange County Sheriff’s deputies have been looking out close to a unique Orlando residence complicated, Tymber Skan on the Lake, once they found the stays at about 10:45 a.m. in a wooded space. A handbag with Marcano’s identification was situated close to the physique, in line with the sheriff.
Deputies have been within the space as a result of mobile phone data confirmed that Armando Manuel Caballero, whom authorities known as a “prime suspect,” was in or close to the residences the identical night Marcano was reported lacking. Mina stated Caballero used to reside on the complicated and was there for about 20 minutes.
Caballero, 27, was a upkeep employee on the Arden Villas residence complicated and had proven curiosity in Marcano, however she repeatedly rebuffed his romantic advances, authorities beforehand stated.
Investigators discovered throughout their seek for Marcano that Caballero had entry to a grasp key and used that key to let himself inside Marcano’s unit.
He was discovered lifeless this week from an obvious suicide, in line with authorities.
The sheriff stated Marcano’s mother and father have been notified concerning the discovery and a constructive identification will come from the medical expert’s workplace. Authorities aren’t in search of anybody else, Mina stated.
“We consider fairly conclusively that Armando Caballero is chargeable for this crime and there is no different particular person or individuals that we’re in search of on this case,” the sheriff stated.