‘We Want Her Home': California Woman Disappears While Vacationing in Miami

Angela Morrisey, of Sacramento, has been missing since March 28

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A mother is desperate for answers after her daughter mysteriously vanished while vacationing in Miami last month.

The City of Miami Police Department has issued a missing person notice for 23-year-old Angela Morrisey, who was last seen March 28 at the Bayside Market Place.

“It’s just been too long and I’m just becoming more concerned with each day that passes," Morrisey's mother, Darnella Melancon, told NBC 6 on Monday.

A missing person report filed on March 29 shows Morrisey is from Sacramento, California. Her fiancé, 23-year-old Amir El-badry, stated he saw her around 8 p.m. the night before when she said she was going to the bathroom and never returned.

El-badry took an Uber back to their Airbnb in Miami Beach hoping she had traveled there, but she was still not there and he notified police.

According to Melancon, her future son-in-law changed his story several times. El-badry finally told her he and Morrisey got into an argument, and he went on a boat tour from Bayside without her.

When he came back, he couldn’t find her but found her cell phone in a store.

"At this point, I just don’t have a full picture of what exactly really happened between them, how severe was this fight that you all went your separate ways in a strange town," Melancon said. "You knew she didn’t have a telephone with her and you decided to go on a boat ride without her when the whole vacation trip was for them two. He was supposedly supposed to be proposing to her the following day."

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“I understand that the story I told to the Miami police department and to my mother-in-law are different, but I had my reasons for doing so that I don’t care to disclose," El-badry said in a statement via text Monday evening. "The truth has been told to both and the most important thing is getting her home and safe. I love Angela with all my heart and soul, so please keep sharing her photo and anyone with tips or sightings please call the Miami police department immediately. A source from Twitter said she was last seen Monday late afternoon/early evening at the gas station on 12th Ave and Okeechobee.”

The couple left their two children with Melancon, who says her daughter constantly checked on the kids while she was on this vacation.

“The regular was at least every day or every other day, she was texting and FaceTiming with the children, and if I was at work, she would still call someone else at the house to FaceTime with the children and she was telling me how much she missed them, so that also leads to an extra concern," Melancon said.

Morrisey is 5-foot-5 and weighs 145 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black shirt with a white design on the front with black shorts and white sneaker shoes and has tattoos on her right arm.

“We dearly love her, we miss her and we just want her home, found, safe," Melancon said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Miami Police Department at 305-603-6300.

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