UPDATE 3-19-14 – Police have found the body of Villagra-Garzon inside an empty home on Southern Boulevard, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace Park said. The cause of death was asphyxiation with blunt-force trauma.
Police charged her husband, Abayuba Rivas, 39, of Elizabeth, with murder and other offenses, Park said.
Previous story: Karla Villagra-Garzon, 33, from Elizabeth, N.J. has been missing since Feb. 24. She was last leaving her home to go to the Walgreens on 600 Newark Avenue where she was picking up some medicine for her two-year-old child.
Surveillance video from the store does not show that she was ever there. Her husband reported her missing the following morning.
Karla is 5 feet tall, 120 pounds, long black hair, brown eyes and she was wearing a brown jacket, blue jeans and black rain boots.
If you have any information, please call the Elizabeth Police Dept. at 908-558-2111.