Chula Vista, Calif., police launched new particulars Wednesday within the seek for Could “Maya” Millete, a civilian Navy worker and mom of three who went lacking Jan. 7, though they conceded they nonetheless had “no particular area or location” to comb via.
The Chula Vista Police Division stated in an announcement Wednesday that investigators had interviewed 47 witnesses, together with pals, kinfolk and neighbors, obtained greater than 40 suggestions and investigated all suggestions and leads.
Detectives wrote 12 search warrants, together with one for Millete’s house, which they searched on not less than three events. They have been additionally combing via “1000’s of pages of knowledge” and reviewing different proof, together with video and digital information.
The division stated it was getting assist from the FBI and the San Diego County District Lawyer’s Workplace.
Billy Little, an lawyer for Millete’s household, stated her kinfolk have been scheduled to satisfy with Chula Vista investigators Thursday and that they have been “rooting for police” within the case.
The replace comes precisely three months after Maya’s disappearance but additionally days Fox Information reported solely this week that her husband, Larry Millete, might have suspected her of getting a boyfriend on the facet and allegedly mentioned having him harmed.
A supply says they overheard Larry Millete steadily discussing paying somebody $20,000 to kill his lacking spouse’s different lover.
He allegedly first introduced up the thought final summer season, when he first suspected his spouse was seeing another person, however talked about it as lately as Jan. four, just some days earlier than Maya went lacking, in line with the supply.
A Chula Vista Police Division spokesperson stated they’re conscious of the alleged murder-for-hire plot and are investigating it together with different leads within the case. Individually, a member of the family who requested to stay nameless instructed Fox Information solely that Maya Millete instructed kinfolk throughout a January tenting journey that, “If something occurred to me, it might be Larry.”
He didn’t reply to questions on these accusations earlier this week.
And the division has stated he’s not a suspect.
“We now have no suspects at this level however we actually have individuals who stay essential witnesses to her disappearance,” the division stated Sunday. “We’re in frequent communication with our regional companions about this case and are working to establish proof, find it, analyze it and observe the place it leads.”
The Milletes allegedly had marital issues for not less than a yr earlier than her disappearance on the identical day that she scheduled an appointment with a divorce lawyer for the next week.
Larry Millete didn’t instantly reply to a request for touch upon the police division’s newest replace or say whether or not he can be assembly with Chula Vista police alongside Maya’s kinfolk Thursday.
Authorities are asking anybody with data on the case, no matter how small the element, to contact San Diego Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477 or the police division at 619-691-5151.
Fox Information’ Paul finest contributed to this report.