Miya Marcano’s family has released a video featuring the interaction with maintenance worker Armando Caballero in the hours following her disappearance.
They also put out a statement through their lawyer critiquing the Orange County Sheriff’s Office’s handling of Miya’s disappearance and detailing the events leading up to the encounter.
Marcano’s family suspected bad had happened with Miya after she didn’t make her flight from Orlando to South Florida on Friday, Sept. 24. They say that this compelled them to notify the sheriff’s office to inquire about Marcano’s whereabouts at her apartment.
According to the statement, when an officer arrived, he decided to search the apartment with Marcano’s housemate and discovered a dresser stopping them from entering the teen’s bedroom door and visible tampering on her window.