Tag Archives: missing person

Remains identified as Christian Aguilar

By on October 16th, 2012 | Last updated: October 16, 2012 at 2:57 pm

After almost a month of searching for 18-year-old Christian Aguilar, human remains, found almost an hour southwest of Gainesville, were positively identified as those of the UF student.

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Dozens gather for candlelight vigils for Christian Aguilar in Gainesville and Miami

By on October 12th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 5:35 pm

A crowd of about 30 gathered Thursday night in Gainesville at the corner of University Avenue and NW 13th Street in a candlelight vigil for Christian Aguilar. The 7 p.m. vigil was held concurrently with one in Miami, where Aguilar’s family […]

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Celebrities help spread word of Christian Aguilar with Twitter hashtag, #helpfindchris

By on October 1st, 2012 | Last updated: October 2, 2012 at 9:29 am

When Christian Aguilar disappeared on September 20, his friends and family created the #helpfindchris hashtag to raise awareness about his disappearance. The hashtag has been retweeted thousands of times by strangers, news organizations and celebrities.

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Ongoing search for missing UF student; family seeking help

By on September 24th, 2012 | Last updated: September 26, 2012 at 11:23 am

Friends, family and residents continue the search for University of Florida student Christian Aguilar, who has been missing since Thursday evening.

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Residents critical of GPD

By on August 1st, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:33 pm

The Gainesville Police Department was the subject of scrutiny last night when dozens of concerned community members rallied to increase police efforts in finding a local man. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Lindsey Zionts reports on the family’s hopes, and what police […]

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Missing Gainesville High School teen found safe

By on June 1st, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:05 am

A Gainesville High School student who had been missing since last Friday has been found.  According to the Gainesville Police Department, 16-year-old Marissa DeVito was found alive and safe today in a Gainesville apartment complex.  GPD spokeswoman Corporal Angelina Valuri says Marissa was staying […]

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