A Florida lady who dead while celebrating her 36th birthday in Central America sent an shocking summary to a crony before she disappeared.
Carla Stefaniak of Miami was last seen while on vacation in San José, Costa Rica. Her sister-in-law, Apr Burton, accompanied her on the outing but left on Nov. 27 because of a before commitment. Stefaniak, who stayed behind to suffer an additional night, was scheduled to fly home the following morning but never made her flight, authorities said.
According to family members, Stefaniak hired an Uber motorist the day Burton left and requested a debate of San José, the densely populated capital. Stefaniak then texted a relations that night and pronounced she was back at her Airbnb in San Antonio de Escazú, a suburb of the city.
“Around 8 p.m. … she pronounced it was raining crazy and [the] energy went out,” Burton wrote in a post on Facebook. “She continued with, ‘It’s pretty rough here.’”
Family members pronounced the owners of the Airbnb told them a ensure reported saying Stefaniak get into a car with her bags at about 5 a.m. on Nov. 28. It’s misleading if authorities have accurate that information.
Burton told Tampa’s Fox 13 News it seems peculiar Stefaniak would have left her accommodations early in the morning, since her moody was not scheduled to skip until 1:30 p.m.
“None of us really trust this 5 a.m. story because it really doesn’t make sense,” Burton said. “We know she was abducted. There’s no reason for her not to hit anyone.”
Stefaniak’s brother, Mario Caicedio, flew to Costa Rica to hunt for his sister. His family has started a GoFundMe campaign to assistance cover expenses. As of Monday, more than $9,000 has been raised.
According to a new Facebook post, one of the family’s priorities is to “push the State Department to start treating this box severely and [get a] court sequence [for] her phone/bank records.”
Federal authorities pronounced they were told on Nov. 28 that Stefaniak was missing.
“The U.S. Department of State and our embassies and consulates abroad have no larger shortcoming than the word of U.S. adults overseas,” a dialect central told First Coast News. “When a U.S. citizen is missing, we work closely with internal authorities as they lift out their hunt efforts. Due to remoteness considerations, we have no serve comment.”
The Miami Herald reported that Stefaniak immigrated to the United States from Venezuela in 2000 and works for a Miami word agency.
Burton told First Coast News her sister-in-law is “really friendly, extroverted [and] has a ton of friends.”
No earthy descriptions of Stefaniak, such as her tallness or weight, have been made available, and authorities have not supposing sum of the wardrobe she was wearing when she was last seen.
“We are all destroyed. We are perplexing to be strong,” Caicedio told Fox 13 News.
Anyone with information in the box is asked to hit the Judiciary Investigative Police in Costa Rica at 800-800-0645 or through Whatsapp at 8800-0645.
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