Maribel Manriquez Ramos missing from Cal State Fullerton Found

UPDATE 5/17/13:  A body that was discovered in Modjeska Canyon in Orange County, on Thursday near Santiago Canyon Ranch and Jackson Ranch Road, reports KTLA, was confirmed on Friday to belong to Maribel Ramos.    

After the remains were identified police brought her roommate, KC Joy, in for questioning.  He was arrested a few hours later.

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Maribel Ramos, 36, was last seen on May 2.

Maribel Manriquez Ramos, a Cal State Fullerton students and a former Army sergeant has gone missing just weeks from graduating with a degree in criminal justice.

Maribel was last seen on surveillance video outside her apartment building around 8:30 p.m. on May 2.  She was reported missing when she didn’t show up at a event where she was to give a speech.

“We don’t have any evidence that would substantiate a crime did occur,” Sgt. Fred Lopez, a spokesman for the Orange Police Department told the LA Times. “She would never walk away from commitments, never walk away from family,” Lopez said.

Maribel has her cellphone and wallet but left behind her little dog, Mia, who she took

 with her everywhere.  

Ramos has lived in Orange with a roommate for two years.  He stated that Maribel was there when she left on May 2 and when she got back she was gone. 

Ramos is  5 feet, 3 inches tall and about 130 pounds, with shoulder-length brown hair. She has tattoos of an Aztec tribal symbol on her back and a star on her left shoulder.

Anyone with information or who might have seen Ramos is asked to call the Orange Police Department at (714) 744-7403.

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A Find Maribel Candelight Rally will take place on Monday May 13th @ 7:30PM Calvary Church of Santa AnaCourtyard Patio-in the center of the church campus1010 N Tustin Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705

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