Divers Search Lake Behind Missing Miramar Mother's Home

Search continues Wednesday for Vilet Torrez, who was last seen on March 30

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    Divers on Wednesday searched the lake behind the home of a missing Miramar woman who disappeared weeks ago. Hear from Clarissa Garcia, the woman's best friend. (Published Wednesday, May 23, 2012)

    Divers on Wednesday searched the lake behind the home of a missing Miramar woman who disappeared weeks ago.

    Police have been searching for weeks for 38-year-old Vilet Torrez, who was last seen on March 30.

    Miramar Police Search Lake: Officials

    [MI] Miramar Police Search Lake: Officials
    Police scoured a Miramar lake Friday morning, saying they were searching for clues related to an ongoing investigation. It is unknown whether the dive team operation was related to the unsolved disappearance of Miramar mother Vilet Torrez. Her brother Javier Blanco says he believes Torrez's estranged husband Cid killed her. Cid Torrez's attorney, Richard Della Fera, says he doesn't know where Blanco is getting that from. (Published Friday, May 11, 2012)

    On Wednesday, two divers entered the water behind her home in the 12900 block of Southwest 28th Court.

    The divers told NBC 6 their visibility wasn't good so they would be searching with their hands.

    Search Continues For Missing Woman: Sources

    [MI] Search Continues For Missing Woman: Sources
    Miramar Police on Tuesday continued their search of area waterways looking for clues into the whereabouts of Vilet Torrez, who disappeared over a month ago, sources told NBC 6. Police have not officially confirmed they are looking for Torrez. Javier Blanco, her brother, said the family needs closure and are happy to see Miramar Police working to provide them with some answers. (Published Tuesday, May 1, 2012)

    "I'm sad that we might find her, but I'm Glad they haven't given up on it. That they are continuing out there, that they're continuing to look for her," said Clarissa Garcia, her best friend.

    Miramar Police previously combed the waterways in the area of Torrez’s home looking for clues into the missing woman’s whereabouts, sources told NBC 6.

    Miramar Mother Still Missing Four Weeks Later

    [MI] Miramar Mother Still Missing Four Weeks Later
    Monday marked four weeks since Vilet Torrez was reported as missing. The Miramar mother has not been seen for a bit longer -? an entire month. Her sister Nayiva Blanco says, "Ever since last night I?ve been thinking a lot about her." (Published Monday, Apr 30, 2012)

    The mother of three was reported missing by her estranged husband, Cid Torrez, who was also named a person of interest in the case.

    Police said they suspect foul play in the disappearance.

    No further information was released regarding her disappearance.