Hubby was arrested 10 months after California’s mom Maya Milete disappeared


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According to officials, the husband of three missing California mothers was arrested on Tuesday for her murder, ten months after she disappeared.

“Today, the Chula Vista Police Department has announced that Larry Milete has been arrested for the May killing of his wife,” the agency said. Said in the news release..

Maya “May” Milete (39 years old) was finally seen alive On January 7, 2021, just before she and her husband take their 4, 9, and 11-year-old daughter on a trip to the mountains. Her family said she called police on the night of January 9 to report her disappearance.

Milete’s family told The Daily Beast on Tuesday that they “will not comment at this time” on the development of the bomb.

May, the day she disappeared Reportedly made an appointment with a divorce lawyer Next week. She said it was “for a friend”, but her sister said she had been thinking of divorcing for the past year.

NS Previously reported by The Daily BeastMay is a defense contractor at a naval base in San Diego, planning a family trip to Big Bear to celebrate her daughter’s 11th birthday. Her sister, Maricris Druyerett, said the family began to worry after the May phone call was sent directly to voicemail, leaving the text to adjust the plan unanswered.

“It was very unusual for my sister to hang up for such a long time, let alone hang up and lose contact with us at all, especially on her daughter’s birthday. I had a plan to go on a trip that day, “47-year-old Drouaillet told The Daily Beast in March.



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Drouaillet said that when his brother went to check in at Chula Vista’s house in Maya, Larry Milete was trapped in his room after a quarrel and hadn’t talked to him or his three children all day long. A few days later, the family returned home and asked Milete to open the bedroom door, which was empty. They called 911.

Maya search Followed many leads However, it was not discovered. last spring, Investigators landed on an abandoned golf course in search of her body But it’s empty. Maya’s body has never been found.

For the past nine months, Larry Milete has been in the spotlight of the public and has maintained his innocence in the rattles of San Diego’s inhabitants. After conducting a few local television interviews, Milete stopped talking about the incident, stopped joining searchers looking for May, and attended a public event aimed at drawing attention to the incident. I quit.

In February, he stopped talking to police and his wife’s family, police said.

Milete did not respond to a text message sent to the phone on Tuesday after news of the arrest. In March, he told The Daily Beast in a text message that the entire trial was “difficult for everyone.”

Refusing to comment on why he stopped working with the police, he said, “Children and I are doing our best we can. I’m busy with them, and that’s this time. Is busy with me. “

“Everything I say and do [be] It was misunderstood and communicated differently, “he said at the time. “Thank you for your understanding. Some, but not all, media have made our story sensational and have already manipulated the opinions of the public.”

Police will provide details of the arrest at a press conference on Tuesday afternoon. The detective said he had identified more than 130 tips during the investigation, interviewed 87 people, and obtained 67 search warrants.

Chula Vista PD has filed proceedings with the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office, the FBI, and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. A Chula Vista police spokesman was not immediately available for comment on Tuesday.

For more information, see The Daily Beast.

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