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Missing Marizela: Seven years

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 5, 2018 07:27 AM

Longtime readers may remember that on this day seven years ago, my cousin Marizela (“Em Em) Perez went missing near her college campus at the University of Washington in Seattle. The shock and horror never wear off. The investigation is at a standstill. But our Find Marizela website is still up. Someone somewhere might remember […]

Five years missing Marizela: Lahat ay magiging maayos.

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 5, 2016 08:38 AM

It is hard to fathom that five years have passed since my cousin Marizela disappeared from the University of Washington campus in Seattle. Thanks to all who have prayed and asked about her and her family. The heart-wrenching news is that there continues to be no news. We continue to maintain the Find Marizela website […]

Never give up hope: Marizela, four years later

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 5, 2015 06:55 AM

Four years ago today, my cousin Marizela Perez — “Emem” or “Mei” to her loved ones — walked out of a Safeway grocery store on the University of Washington campus in Seattle on March 5, 2011 and hasn’t been seen since. She and her parents, Edgar and Jasmin, are in my thoughts and prayers every […]

Three years later: Praying and hoping for Marizela

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 5, 2014 04:28 AM

Today is Ash Wednesday. It’s the beginning of the Lenten season, when Catholics decide to give something up during this annual period of self-examination and self-denial. Today, however, is a day for me to talk about the things I will not give up on. It’s the three-year anniversary of the disappearance of my cousin Marizela […]

Two years later: Marizela is still missing

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 5, 2013 09:17 AM

Exactly two years ago, my 18-year-old cousin Marizela (known affectionately to her family and friends as “Emem” or “Mei”) Perez disappeared from the University of Washington campus in Seattle. She is still missing. We have no news to report, no breakthroughs, no contact, no cell phone/Internet activity, no word from the police. Please continue to […]

One year later: Marizela is still missing; Plus: A public appeal to Google

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 5, 2012 02:40 AM

Exactly one year ago today, my 18-year-old cousin Marizela (known affectionately to her family and friends as “Emem” or “Mei”) Perez disappeared from the University of Washington campus in Seattle. She is still missing. Those words form on the computer screen with disembodied disbelief. But my heart is screaming: SHE IS STILL MISSING. WHY, DEAR […]

11 months: Marizela still missing

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 5, 2012 02:22 PM

Since I last reported to you, there still have been no new developments in the case of my missing cousin, Marizela Perez. No news from the police or the medical examiner’s office. No activity on her bank accounts or social media accounts. I reached out to Google’s legal department for help and advice last month […]

The Search for Marizela: A Thanksgiving note

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 23, 2011 12:05 AM

I’ve been taking time off this week and visiting with loved ones on the East Coast. Though it’s been a hellish year, we still have so much to be grateful for — and my column this week is dedicated to many of the wonderful people who have helped in the ongoing search for my missing […]

Finding Marizela: The Dread Void of Uncertainty; UPDATE: Marizela is still missing, questions unanswered

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 24, 2011 03:46 AM

Update: 7:57pm Eastern…Just received word…no match between Marizela’s records and the unidentified remains in Morton…questions about bureaucratic lapses still unresolved…see more below This is a sketch released by Lewis County, Washington authorities last week. It is a reconstruction of the facial features of skeletal human remains found on a logging road in April outside of […]

Missing Marizela: Month 7

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 5, 2011 09:48 AM

Marizela is still missing. Never did I think back in March that I would be typing that now. She disappeared from the University of Washington campus area in Seattle at the age of 18 exactly seven months ago today. Spring and summer came and went, along with Marizela’s 19th birthday. Autumn is now upon us. […]