Missing girl Stephanie Mejia calls home
Wednesday, March 28th, 2012
A family from the Boca del Rio area in San Pedro Town somewhat relieved after their run-away child contacted them shortly after being reported missing. The teenager is 15-year-old Stephanie Mejia who was last seen on Saturday night, March 24th in the vicinity of Central Park.
Brother, Giovanni Mejia, 21, visited the San Pedro Police Station on Tuesday, March 27th around 1PM to place the official missing person’s report. According to Mejia, his sister Stephanie went swimming with her aunt and other family members on Saturday afternoon. After spending the day at the beach, she returned home and informed her mother that she would need to meet with her classmates later that night to work on a school project.
She was last seen by her family around 8PM, when she left en route to the town core area, where she was to meet with her classmates. Giovanni states that he discovered from asking Stephanie’s friends that she left them around 8:30PM that night, en route to meet with some other friends to do her homework after which she was to head home. That was the last she was seen by anyone.
When she did not return home later that night, the family became alarmed and immediately started a search. It was not until Police released an official missing person flyer that was picked up by several media outlets that Stephanie contacted her relatives in San Pedro.
According to San Pedro Police Stephanie is still listed as a missing person until she returns home. The San Pedro Sun was able to confirm with her guardian that she is reportedly okay in Punta Gorda, and is believed to be in the company of an unidentified male.
The Officer in Charge of the San Pedro Police Station has confirmed to The San Pedro Sun that Stephanie has returned home. She reached home on March 28th, 2012 at about 7:00PM.
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