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Missing Endangered Child Alert Issued For Jacoysha Horne

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has put out a missing child alert for a teenage girl from central Florida. 16-year-old Jacoysha Horne was last seen in the area of the 150 block of Cory Lane in Winter Springs, FL. She may be in the company of 2 Hispanic males, one whose name may be “David”. They may be traveling in a large silver or gray SUV. One of the subjects may have a yellow patch on his right shoulder. Another vehicle that may be involved is a green Volvo with a New York tag on the front. The direction of travel is unknown at this time.
Date Missing: 3/11/2009 Missing From: Winter Springs,FL
County: SEMINOLE
Birth Date: 3/10/1993
Age Disappeared: 16 yrs Race: Black Sex: Female Height: 5′ 09″ Weight: 165 Hair: Black Eyes: Brown

If you have information about this child, please contact the Winter Springs Police Department at 407-327-1000 or 911.

FDLE Missing Endangered Persons
Information Clearinghouse
1-888-FL MISSING
Internet: http://www.fdle.state.fl.us

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Austin Davis Missing from Jacksonville, FL Since June 2007

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Michael “Austin” Davis, age 26, has been missing from the Argyle area of Jacksonville, Florida since June 26, 2007. He was suffering from depression. It is devastating when a loved one goes missing. But to learn about the purchase of a shot gun? Not easy to deal with at all. Let’s hope someone comes forward with information. Take a look at the video below. It’s Austin’s sister, Anita describing the circumstances surrounding Austin’s disappearance.
Austin Davis
Last Seen June 26th, 2007
DOB: 04/24/81
Height 5′ 8″ / Weight 180 lbs.
Brown Hair/ Blue Eyes
Scar on right cheek / Dimples Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville, FL, October 18, 2007 – Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has released information regarding the disappearance of Michael “Austin” Davis, 26, from his Westside home on the morning 0f June 26, 2007.

“We now know,” said Anita Sullivan, sister of the missing man, “that Austin’s mysterious taxi ride ended at Jax Jewelry and Pawn Shop at the intersection of 103rd Street and Blanding Boulevard around 12:30pm on June 26th.

JSO has confirmed Austin bought a shotgun there and the clerk said he put the gun in a duffle bag and left the shop on foot. “We have searched the area but found nothing”. “The pawn shop clerk said the gun barrel was protruding from the duffle bag when he left the shop. As busy as that area is midday, we think it is likely someone saw him and would remember something as unusual as a young man walking on Blanding or 103rd with a gun in a duffel bag”, the missing man’s sister said.
“We are hopeful someone will come forward, possibly with information regarding his direction of travel and help us target other areas to search”, Anita Sullivan said.
Anyone who may have seen a man walking with a duffle bag on the afternoon of Tuesday, June 26 in the area of Blanding Bvd. and 103rd Street, which includes Wesconnett Blvd., Timuquana Road, Jammes, and surrounding areas, is urged to step forward.
He may have been walking in any direction, and may have been seen on side roads up to several miles away from the intersection. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.


IF SEEN Please Contact:
JSO Missing Persons Unit 904.630.2627
Family: 904.446.0740

For the full story please visit the Find Austin Davis Website.

This case pulls at my heart strings because Austin disappeared in June 2007, just like Lilly. The family has been waiting for answers as long as we have. The month of June will never be the same for us.

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Thank You Miami New Times!

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the Miami New Times for including our blog, Justice for Lilly Aramburo on their local blog links. We are very grateful to the Miami New Times Blog for linking to us! Another reason we love the Miami New Times. First, Francisco Alvarado writes the only article ever printed about Lilly, a cover story published last September and now this. It’s a very big deal and I’m extremely humbled.

If you use Twitter, please be sure to follow the Miami New Times.

By the way, let’s keep our fingers crossed for a follow-up article on Lilly Aramburo’s disappearance. Feel free to help make it happen by contacting the Miami New Times directly.

Missing Person: Lilly Aramburo  Missing from: Miami, FL

As always, we appreciate the ongoing support we have received from everyone. Please continue to spread the word about Lilly’s disappearance. And help us bring her home!

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Florida Missing Child Haleigh Cummings

5-year-old Haleigh Cummings was snatched from her own bed just after 3am, February 9th, in a mobile home in northeast Florida. The girl’s parents are divorced. She was being watched by her father’s 17-year-old girlfriend when she disappeared. The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office said investigators think Haleigh was abducted because house-to-house searches of the neighborhood Wednesday found no evidence that she wandered away. Haleigh’s father, Ronald Cummings also said he didn’t believe she had left their home in the middle of the night. “I know somebody took her. I know for a fact she didn’t wander off. She’s afraid of the dark,” Ronald Cummings told several reporters.

It’s been 9 days since Haleigh vanished. The ground search has subsided and police are focused more on the investigation at this point. Some of her family members were given lie detector tests but the sheriff’s office won’t discuss the results. Almost 1,200 tips have poured into a Crimestoppers hot line. One of those tips claim that Haleigh’s father’s girlfriend, 17-year-old Misty Croslin, may not have been at home the night Haleigh disappeared.

Authorities ask anyone with any information to call Crimes Stoppers at 888-277-TIPS or the FDLE’s Missing Endangered Persons Information Clearinghouse at 888-FL-MISSING.

If you pray, please keep Haleigh Cummings and her family in your prayers.

Latest news about Haleigh’s case:
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,495384,00.html
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/29236594/
http://www.gainesville.com/article/20090218/ARTICLES/902181008/1002/news?Title=Police-follow-leads-in-missing-girl-case#
 

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Appeal to Miami Residents For Info in the Possible Homicide of Lilly Aramburo

In 6 months, it will mark the 2nd year anniversary since Lilly Aramburo was last seen by family and friends. The night was June 1, 2007, at approximately 2am. She walked out of her live-in boyfriend’s condo after a heated argument and has never been seen alive since.
Lilly Aramburo Texas Equusearch Flyer
Lilly’s family is asking the public for help. If you know anything at all or have information regarding the disappearance of Lucely “Lilly” Aramburo, Lilly’s mother, family and friends urge you to contact Miami Dade Police at 305-418-7200 or Crime Stoppers at (305)471-8477. (You can get a cash reward of up to $1000!) It offers complete anonymity. Lilly may have walked to the bus stop or to the Metrorail Station which is very near to Dadeland Mall. She may have traveled to the Coconut Grove area.

DO YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENED TO LILLY?
Justice for Missing mother Lilly Aramburo

MISSING Lilly Aramburo

Chances are you’ve probably never met Lilly but if you did, you would understand why we’re so determined to find her. Lilly was a girl of peace, a young mother who loved her baby boy very much. She was a humble person and good friend who touched everyone she met with her beautiful smile. She had the energy of a small child. It is a shame that this had to happen. And that her disappearance has remained unnoticed, while the media arbitrarily picks and chooses who they find important.

She loved music, and although she loved rock, oldies were secretly her favorite songs. She loved to read and write in her journals, but refused to learn computers. She was a very simple girl, who shopped at vintage stores, and hardly ever wore much make up. The term earth girl, comes to mind when I think of her. And pixie, as well. People would often confuse her with being a teenager because she looked so damn young. Lily was tough as steel, both emotionally and physically. Once she fell off a 2nd story building at the University of Miami campus. She went to the hospital and walked out, took the brace off and kept going, because she had to be at work the next day.

When she was pregnant with her son (now 2 years old), she glowed. It was the most amazing time in her life. The loveliest I had ever seen her. Her skin looked a golden olive, and her almond shaped eyes, glistened. I could see life in her. And she was truly happy and hopeful, looking forward to the birth of her son.

I thought she would make it. She began taking prenatal yoga, went back to being a vegetarian, and was dedicated to meditating and praying a lot. We had no idea of what was to come. Almost 2 years later, and we’re still awaiting answers. Every day Lilly’s mother wakes up thinking about Lilly and what could have been. It must be so painful for her to raise her grandson, Lilly’s 2 year old son, while praying for the day when Lilly is found and finally put to rest.

We have reason to believe Lilly is a victim of homicide but many questions remain unanswered. And that is why we’re asking for your help.

We’re currently trying to piece together Lilly’s last movements. Anyone with information which could assist police with their investigations should immediately contact Miami Dade Police at 305-418-7200 or Crime Stoppers at (305)471-8477.

If you feel compelled to help find Lilly Aramburo, there are many ways you can help. Please do so by doing one or more of the following:
Friend on Myspace http://www.myspace.com/missinglillyaramburo
Join the Facebook Cause to Find Lilly Aramburo
Subscribe to the Justice in Miami RSS feed
Please Stumble, bookmark & share this post
If you’re in South Florida, print a flyer and post and share it as much you can.
If you’re a blogger, join the MyBlogLog Justice in Miami Community

Lily’s case has received very little media coverage. So far, the only article published about Lilly’s disappearance was in the Miami New Times last September. As you can see, Nancy Grace was kind enough to feature a Case Alert about Lilly, as well. Can you help us get media coverage for Lilly? Contact Nancy Grace and ask her to investigate Lilly’s possible homicide. We’d like Lilly to be featured on local media stations in Miami. Please let us know if you can help with this. Drop me a line or leave a comment on this post.

Lilly’s family and friends are grateful for your prayers and continued support. Let’s bring resolution to this grieving family.

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Tribute to Lilly Aramburo

There’s never a day where thoughts of Lilly are far away. Listened to some of her favorite songs by the Magnetic Fields today… Somehow makes me feel better when I’m down. I remember the times we sat in my car as I drove her home, listening to music. She loved music. I could see her sitting next to me, smiling. As a tribute to Lilly’s loving memory, here are a few of her favorite songs. The ones I listen to and reminisce…

The Magnetic Fields – All My Little Words

The Magnetic Fields – The One You Really Love

Sublime – Waiting For my Ruca

RIP Lilly Aramburo. Justice will be done. Words can’t describe how much we love you and miss you! xoxo

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Missing Baby Update: It Was All A Lie

Talk about waste of time and resources! I can’t understand why someone would make up such a drastic lie just to cover up a miscarriage. Police are saying it was a desperate attempt to fix a broken relationship. Nearly 20 detectives worked the case during Christmas Eve and Christmas. Now police want McCormick to pay for the resources that were used in the search.

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Police: Missing Baby Story Was A Hoax

The search in Florida for a missing toddler with ties to Massachusetts has been called off – because it was a hoax.
Miami police had been looking for help in their search for 6-month-old Riley Buchness, who was reportedly last seen by his mother December 23 in Miami. 
It turns out there is no Camille and there is no Riley.

Miami police said Friday that the whole story was fabricated by the woman who claimed to be the missing child’s mother.

That woman, Megan McCormick, has now been charged with filing a false police report.

According to Miami police detective Freddy Ponce, McCormick made up the story about her missing 6-month old son to cover up the fact that she had a miscarriage six months ago and didn’t want her ex-boyfriend, John Buchness, to know the truth.

Police say Buchness had no knowledge of the miscarriage and was in Miami to meet his son for the first time.
That’s when the story started to fall apart.
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Search for Missing Miami Baby

What a nightmare for a parent to experience… The parents of a 6 month old toddler are desperately looking for the whereabouts of their baby boy. The baby was last seen with his babysitter, Camille on December 23rd. She’s described as five feet six inches tall, weighing about 130 pounds, with dark brown hair halfway down her back and a gap between her teeth. She speaks with a heavy French accent.

If you’re in Florida, please keep your eyes open for this baby and look out for a red Acura with a Massachusetts license plate. Police ask anyone with information to call Miami Police at 305-579-6630 or 305-579-6619.

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Police: Missing Florida Boy May Be In Mass. Car

The search for a missing toddler in Florida has ties to Massachusetts.
6-month-old Riley Buchness was last seen by his parents December 23 in Miami.
Police did not offer details of his disappearance, other than he was with a woman by the name of “Camille.”
Riley, who is white and about a foot tall was last seen wearing a white onesie with blue jeans.
His hair is in a mohawk style, he has one tooth, and a fake tattoo of an anchor on his left arm.
He’s believed to be with a 20-to-30 year old woman named “Camille.” Her last name is not known. She speaks with a heavy French accent. She is white, 5-feet-5 inches tall, weighs 130 pounds, with very long brown hair, brown eyes, and a gap between her teeth.
Police say Riley and Camille are possibly traveling in a red Acura, possibly with a Massachusetts license plate.

Investigators are asking anyone who sees the child or the car to contact their local police department immediately.

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Yet Another Holiday Without Lilly – An Update

This will be our 2nd holiday without Lilly Aramburo. The feeling of great loss and grieving hasn’t stopped since her disappearance but Christmas is especially arduous. Emotions are raw. Most of Lily’s family is processing through this the same way we would with a death, except there’s no closure because Lilly’s body has not been found.

In the midst of all this suffering, there has been some progress though. Lilly’s mother, Lucely, requested a meeting with Captain Janna L. Bolinger-Heller from Miami Dade Police Department, she kindly agreed. Lucely, Joe Carrillo (private investigator), and I met with the Captain and Lieutenant Normando Gregorisch yesterday. It was our first time meeting Captain Heller in person, as well as Lieutenant Gregorisch. I must say, it was a very positive meeting. Obviously, I can’t disclose any details since it involves an open investigation. The last thing I want is to compromise the case and let violent criminals get away with murdering my friend. If all goes well, and everyone keeps to their word, I have no doubt…the truth will come out and this case will finally be transferred to homicide.

Please light a candle and say a prayer for Lilly and her family.

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Missing Person Coral Springs, FL

Francisco Cuevas, age 47, was last seen on Saturday, November 3, 2007 in Coral Springs, Florida, at his place of employment and has not been seen or heard from since. Francisco was driving a 2004 Jeep Cherokee, black, 4 door. Francisco has a tribal tattoo on his right bicep and “pantha” tattoo on his left bicep. Anyone with information about Francisco Cuevas should contact the Coral Springs Police Department at 954-346-1200.

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Kid Finders Network Update

Lately, I’ve been receiving a lot of traffic and comments on this blog from folks who are curious about my connection to Kid Finders Network. Seems like followers of the Caylee Anthony missing child case, have been Googling information about Kid Finders and have found my old blog posts. Like many of you, I too have been watching in wonderment at the latest controversy surrounding them. This post is for you, those who want to know how Kid Finders Network came into our lives.

The date was July 2008, I received an email through Myspace from a friend, the sister of a missing person, Heather Riggio. She told me about Kid Finders and how they were doing a mobile billboard for Heather. She suggested I contact them to see if they’d be willing to do the same for Lilly. To my surprise, a few days later, I received an email from Sherri Milstead of Kid Finders. She told me about her organization and the work they were doing for Heather Riggio’s case. She explained that along with the mobile billboard, they did press conferences to raise awareness in the community. She offered their services for Lilly. I was very excited about the possibility and immediately notified Lilly’s mother.

A short time later (about a week), I received another email from Sherri. She asked me if I could meet her the following morning at the North Miami Beach Police station, where they were having a press conference for Heather Riggio. She wanted to talk about Lilly’s case. I agreed and contacted Lilly’s mother to go with me.

About 10am on Friday July 11th, we drove to the police station. We saw the mobile billboard for Heather parked out in front of the building on the busy Avenue. Lucely (Lilly’s mother) and I met Sherri and Dennis Milstead moments before the press conference took place. (Pictured above) We watched as everyone exited the station and took their place in front of the mobile billboard. We listened to detectives and Kid Finders speak, we watched as reporters for the Miami Herald and WSVN Channel 7 asked their questions. It was a tough moment us. Although we felt happy for Heather and her family, we could not escape feelings of sadness for Lilly. Quietly, we fell to the background and took a seat.

A short time later, we had our meeting with Sherri and Dennis. They seemed nice and willing to help. They assured us that they would do the same for Lilly. They said it would not be long before the billboard would be ready with Lilly’s picture and information. Dennis gave us each his invention, Safety in a Flash. After conversing for some 45 minutes, Lucely and I left our meeting hopeful.

On July 19th, I got an email from Sherri. She assured me that she did not forget about Lilly. And went on to explain that they were being pulled away to Orlando for a Missing 2 year old girl named Caylee Anthony. She said “As you know we are KID Finders Network and small children take precidence but rest assured we are still working on getting a mobile billboard out for Lily as fast as we can.

That was the last I heard from Sherri and Kid Finders Network. My emails to Sherri haven’t been answered. But this is the kind of thing I’ve grown used to. I’m sure she’s been really busy with the whole Caylee Anthony search.

But the fact remains, my dear friend, Lilly Aramburo is still missing… just like little Caylee. But NO ONE, not one organization is volunteering to search for Lilly Aramburo or doing anything at all for her or her 2 year old son.

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Emillie Hoyt Vanished From Highland Beach, FL

Emillie Hoyt is MISSING. She vanished without a trace January 2006. She may have traveled to Fort Lauderdale from Highland Beach, FL.

Description:
Alias: Emmy
Date of Birth: Oct. 7, 1982
Missing Since: Jan 2006
Missing City: Highland Beach
Missing State: Florida
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Race: White
Height: 5ft 6in
Weight: 110 lbs (aprox)
Hair Color: Light brown
Hair (other): May be dyed blonde
Eye Color: Brown
Complexion: Fair


Please to take a good look at her picture and go to the Flickr Missing Persons Group to see more pictures of Emillie. Her family needs to know the truth. No one vanishes into thin air. Someone out there has to know something. Please do the right thing and come forward if you know anything about Emillie Hoyt’s disappearance. Contact Det. Bob Devito at 561-266-5800.

You can help find Emillie by joining her Facebook Group and adding as a friend on myspace. If you use Twitter, you can follow @emilliesbrother. As you could imagine, they are desperate to find Emillie. The holidays are especially difficult for families dealing with the loss of a missing loved one. Please don’t forget about them. All missing persons deserve to be found.

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Birthday Vigil for Lilly Aramburo Sunday in Miami Beach


Dear friends,

Sunday, November 16th is Lilly’s birthday. She would have been turning 25 years old. Lilly has been heavy on my mind more than ever as time passes and she is yet to be found. It’s heartbreaking to know it’s been more than 16 months since we saw Lilly’s sweet smile or listened to her kind words. Her absence is felt every day by many who knew and loved her. It’s frustrating having no idea if or what the authorities are doing anymore. What we do know is her investigation was not handled as they should have in the beginning. Having to endure constant comments about adults having a right to go missing, Lilly’s case went cold fast. Every day more time passes without answers, without clues. Disillusioned by law enforcement, I place all my trust in karma. Justice will prevail.

Everyone is invited to join us this Sunday for a Birthday Vigil in Lilly’s honor on her 25th birthday in Miami Beach. We will gather on 80th Street & Collins Ave to celebrate Lilly’s life in the company of family and friends who love and miss her dearly. Bring a candle and a prayer, together we can start the healing process.

Sadly, life hasn’t been the same since June 2, 2007. It won’t ever be back to normal until the truth about what happened comes to light and the persons who did this are brought to justice. Lily will always remain in our hearts and minds. Karma Drolkar, forever a yogini…(Yogini is an enlightened woman with spiritual powers and deep insight.)

WHAT: BIRTHDAY VIGIL FOR LILLY ARAMBURO
WHEN: SUNDAY, November 16th, 2008
WHERE: 80th Street and Collins Ave in Miami Beach, FL
By the water…

TIME: TBA

If you’re interested in attending, please let me know and I’ll make sure to keep you updated. If you cannot make it, (wherever you are) please light a candle and dedicate a prayer for Lilly.


Let Lilly’s name not be forgotten.

Thank you for your continued support.

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Lilly Aramburo Case Alert on Nancy Grace!

Since last night, I have been rejoicing because Lilly Aramburo was (finally!!) featured on Nancy Grace as a Case Alert! Perfect timing too, as October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, how appropriate and amazing! Check out the video and PLEASE share it with all your friends on networking sites like Myspace, Facebook & Twitter. Social media can be used for good; this is your chance to be helpful & selfless for the benefit of a child who misses his mother and deserves to know the truth.

GRACE: “Case Alert,” the search for a young mom vanishing, Miami, Florida, 24-year-old Lily Aramburo reported missing June 2007 from a condo she shared with a live-in. According to reports, since her disappearance, the condo has been found desolate, full of trash, appliances missing. She`s 4-11, 108 pounds, black hair, brown eyes, tattoo lower back. If you have info, call Miami-Dade police, 305-418-7200.

We ask everyone to continue the awareness campaign. You can make a huge difference! Lilly deserves justice and that is why I am asking you to contact Nancy Grace and ask her to investigate Lilly’s disappearance.
http://www.cnn.com/feedback/forms/form5.html?81

If you have any information, PLEASE contact Miami Dade Police at 305-418-7200 or call Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477 or 866-471-8477. You can also report your tip online anonymously https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=139

Thank you for all of your support! And special thanks to Levi from War on Crime for making this happen!! =) Nancy, THANK YOU!

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Missing Mother, Lilly Aramburo – Son is Almost Two!

Lilly Aramburo Texas Equusearch FlyerImage by seoyogini via Flickr


Lilly Aramburo Texas Equusearch Flyer
Originally uploaded by seoyogini

Next month, Lilly’s little boy turns two. This little boy is the spitting image of his mother. I wonder what it must be like for him, living without her.

Seems like just the other day, I got the phone call from David, his father, telling me Lilly was having the baby. I got ready as fast as I possibly could, jumped in my car and drove to from my apartment in Miami Beach to Hollywood to witness the baby’s birth.

So much has changed since then. That precious newborn is a toddler now, exploring the world around him. Without his mom. And without his dad. That’s “impermanence” for you.

And so it deeply saddens me to realize this child will grow up without both parents. But despite it all, he’s always happy, very bright and full of life. His grandmother has given so much love and attention.

Can you please help find his mom?

Help spread the news of this missing mother from Miami. There are many ways to help.

Email me, if you’re interested. Or leave a comment on the blog. And I’ll get right back to you.

Happy Birthday, sweet baby! May you always be joyous & happy and free from suffering!

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Join us on Flickr, Care2, Friendfeed, and Check out the Picture of Lilly’s Back Tattoo!

Thank you, Detective Mancha from Miami Dade Police Department, for providing us with this picture of Lilly’s back tattoo. This is the only known picture of it and we are extremely thankful to Det. Mancha for providing it to us.

Anyone with information should immediately contact MDPD at 305-418-7245.

I’ve used many social networking sites to assist me in my mission of finding Lilly and raising awareness for missing persons. If you have a loved one that’s missing, you are invited to join my group on Flickr. The group is focused on missing persons in the United States. Every member is encouraged to upload pictures of missing loved ones (as long as they disappeared within the US). This is a good idea in several aspects. Many people use Flickr. And it’s an effective way of raising awareness for the missing.
Join my room in Friendfeed. Members post links to pictures, articles, anything that has to do with missing persons. If you’re a social media lover, be sure to join us on various sites across the web. Care2.com. And a community on Mixx.com.
Add Lilly as a friend on myspace and join the group on Facebook and join the cause on Facebook. These are a just few of the ones I use. I’ll write an entire post about this in more detail in the near future.

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Lilly Aramburo Missing Miami Mother – MIA

I absolutely ADORE this picture. This is how I remember my friend. Smiling, laughing, enjoying the moment.

Lilly vanished, without a trace, on June 1, 2007. Life hasn’t been the same. Her mother lives in constant agony, waiting for her daughter’s return. Having to raise her grandson under such difficult circumstances is not an easy task. With each day, Lilly’s son slowly loses precious memories of his mother. He was 9 months old, last time he saw her smiling face and was held in her warm embrace.

We are asking the community for help – Do you know someone called EJ in Miami? Probably hung out in Coconut Grove by the Pier or Peacock Park and Churchill’s Pub in Little Haiti. Do you know Christen Pacheco?

Anyone with info should immediately contact Miami Dade Police – Detective Aaron Mancha at 305-418-7245 or 305-471-8477. You can remain completely anonymous. Or leave a comment on this blog.

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Miami Police – Nothing Like CSI:Miami or First 48


Recently, I had a conversation with the detective from Lilly’s case. It only took a few weeks of daily messages to his voice mail and emails to him and his superiors inside the Miami Dade Police Department.

I was a little frustrated to say the least but very thankful to have the opportunity to seek help in several aspects in the search for Lilly. And more specifically, I had some questions that needed answers.

In the few weeks in which I waited to speak with MDPD, I managed to not only get two Search and Rescue Teams to volunteer, but I tracked down the owners of the property (where the recent tip said she’d be found) called them and received approval for the search. All we were waiting for was MDPD.

Back to the conversation with detective. After almost 3 weeks, not much had been accomplished on their end. According to him, he was out the previous week and nobody handles his cases while he’s out. Besides, Lilly’s is not his only case (I’ve heard this mantra over and over again). Nevertheless, I was happy to report that we had 2 SAR teams ready to move and all we needed was their approval. That approval never came. What I got instead was a bunch of excuses.

And since then, I can’t help but wonder why the MDPD would not allow two professional Search and Rescue teams from South Florida to help in the search for Lilly? The more I think about it, the less it makes sense.

You would think they would welcome and accept any help that’s offered to them since they’re so tied up with hundreds of missing persons cases. So busy that it’s taken more than 3 weeks to get the ball rolling in order to complete the search at the property where Lilly’s remains might be found. Instead, they insist they are fully prepared. They have cadaver dogs…

After an entire year of neglect to her case, now we must rely on them and them only?

And yet, why has it taken this long? Can it really be that the MDPD are that tied up? That it takes them weeks to simply find out who the property owners are? When it took me less than 20 minutes? Trust me, Miami Dade Police are nothing like what you see on CSI:Miami, more like Reno 911.

Honestly, what is it going to take for police to solve this case? Lilly did NOT willingly abandon her child. She did NOT just vanish!  

Does more blood need to spill?

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Vote for Lilly’s news articles on Current – Help her story get Aired on TV!!

Last night, I submitted A few articles (written by Susan Murphy Milano)to Current TV. This morning, I received an email from Current TV explaining that the submissions have gained enough momentum to be featured on the UK homepage.

But wait-it gets better! Getting on the homepage means the submissions are being considered for inclusion in Current News pod, an open, participatory newscast on the web and Current TV. That’s right, TV!!

How do you get your item included in Current News? Encourage friends to vote on the submissions, and improve the chances of making it to air. You can also help make this happen by including a link on your Myspace, Facebook, blog, or other social networking sites-tell everyone to come vote!

Here are the links:

http://current.com/items/89054084_justice_interrupted_by_the_miami_police_depatment

http://current.com/items/89052773_missing_mother_lilly_aramburo_is_this_the_crime_scene

http://current.com/items/89056119_citizens_of_the_world_help_bring_lilly_aramburo_home

http://current.com/items/89057911_lilly_aramburo_blood_stained_road_must_be_investigated_by_police

Please remember to vote on the articles ~ it’s a great opportunity to tell the world about Lilly and this terrible tragedy. While you’re at it, please leave a comment. Let’s show them how important this case is.

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