Authorities are saying that Marizela Perez or someone using her account, logged into her AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service. It was her relatives in Connecticut that noticed it. They said her AIM icon was lit up on a friends list, indicating the account was online.
“They saw she’s online,” Edgar Perez said. “We’re not sure it’s her or someone else logged on. Hopefully she’s sending messages to friends. Hopefully she’s the one who logged on.”
Marizela did have her laptop with her when she went missing.