New information has been revealed in the search for clues in the disappearance of a mother and daughter from Doral.
Detectives made a critical move in the case that could help them figure out what happened to 43-year-old Liliana Moreno and her 8-year-old daughter, Daniela.
The duo has been missing for more than two weeks, agonizing for family members.
The search warrant affidavits are providing more details on the case.
Police refer to Liliana's boyfriend, Gustavo Castano, as the suspect, indicating they are investigating what they believe to be a murder case. Castano has not been charged with a crime, but police said they stopped him from trying to kill himself with a boxcutter inside a rented pickup truck.
According to the documents, Castano "gave conflicting accounts as to the whereabouts of the victims" saying he and Moreno "became involved in a heated argument" inside the truck. He said he dropped her and their daughter off at the Turnpike and Okeechobee Road, and never saw them again.
Police wanted the warrant to examine Castano's security camera and DVR system, but found nothing.
Detectives said Castano called Moreno's sister in Colombia, asking if she knew where Liliana was and "according to Ms. Moreno Ramirez, the suspect has never called her." That raised suspicions, as did the fact that "despite the fact that the suspect is the biological father of victim #02, the suspect did not report victim #01 and victim #02 missing."
In addition, the search warrant also said Castano contacted every member of his family, telling them that he loved them and told them to take care of themselves. He also gave his ex-wife $5,000 in cash. All this as, police believe, he was contemplating suicide.
Castano's lawyer said he's innocent and wants nothing more than to see the safe return of Liliana and Daniela.