Costa Rica: Body is likely missing Florida woman

Costa Rica: Body is likely missing Florida woman

It is believed the body of Carla Stefaniak was found near the Airbnb where she was staying.

But officials add that they are awaiting fingerprint comparisons to 100 percent confirm the identity.

Investigators say a security guard at the complex was detained as of 11 p.m. Monday as part of the homicide investigation.

That's where the missing woman and her sister-in-law April Antonieta were staying on a trip celebrating Stefaniak's 36th birthday.

Walter Espinoza, said Tuesday that "all data that we have compiled" indicates the body they found is that of Carla Stefaniak, a tourist who had been visiting Costa Rica from the United States.

On Dec. 3, reports said that a body was located on the Airbnb property where she was staying.

On the Facebook page they created for her disappearance, Stefaniak's family accused the local officials and U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica of not effectively "pursuing the matter" because "they feel she was rational at the time of her disappearance and got into a taxi of her own free will".

Stefaniak's family and friends, who live in Tampa, have not heard from her since she texted them from her Airbnb rental Tuesday night to say the power was going in and out. Burton flew back on the 27th, and Stefaniak planned to fly back the day after. He said the victim died of stab wounds to the neck and upper torso and suffered an additional blow to the head.

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After getting dropped off at the Airbnb, Stefaniak went to her room to change and get ready. "They are now (fully) numb, and the family wants answers", family friend Bruga Demirel said Tuesday.

Martinez has been in Costa Rica since June and, according to police, worked as a guard at the hotel where Stefaniak was staying.

Both Caicedo and his wife, who had been traveling with Stefaniak, are skeptical she would leave that early because her flight wasn't scheduled until more than eight hours later.

"Someone was interviewed at the Airbnb and said she left for the airport at 5 a.m., and the flight was much later".

A representative with Costa Rica's Judicial Investigation Agency says a search inside the apartment found biological fluids compatible with blood. "That's the last we heard from her".

The two texted each other via WhatsApp throughout the day, Burton said, until Stefaniak suddenly stopped responding to her messages that evening. We strive to keep you up to date about everything that's been happening in Costa Rica.

That same night, she was Facetiming with a friend in NY when the call dropped about 9pm. Stefaniak had also checked into the flight, Jaime said, which she always did.

An attorney for the vacation rental facility from which Stefaniak disappeared released a statement to WFTS, saying the owners are also cooperating with the investigation and have temporarily closed the facility.

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