an anonymous letter guides the Civil Guard to a suspect in his disappearance

The letter arrived without sender 22 days ago to the house of the parents of Manuela Chavero in the Extremadura town of Monesterio, there after a cousin of the disappeared woman opened the letter, he immediately notified Emilia Chavero, the victim’s sister that He has been fighting for four years to clarify the disappearance of Manuela. She immediately took her to the Civil Guard.

Manuela Chavero disappeared at the age of 42 at dawn from July 4 to 5, 2016, leaving two children that at that time they were with their former partner. At the time of disappearance He did not take his mobile phone, documentation, or keys. Hours later they found her house with the door open and without forcing, the light and the television on. No sign of the woman, which suggested that someone made her leave the house and took her by force. Nor was it a robbery, on the table in the living room rested the bag with the money, the cards and the documentation. On top of the bed the clothes that the woman had put on that day. Manuela She came out in flip-flops dressed in a tracksuit at the door of her house and was no longer seen.

Now, the letter from an unknown person has confirmed the suspicions of the investigators and triggered a series of actions by the homicide experts of the Central Operational Unit (UCO) of the Civil Guard. The anonymous caller, the reason for his action four years later is unknown, makes it clear that That night he was able to see what happened or he knows it first hand. The story coincides with some of the data that only the Civil Guard knew about the case, and points to a specific suspect.

Only three days after receiving the letter, on August 27, the criminalistics specialists of the Civil Guard returned to Manuela’s house and inspected it again for hours. It was based on the hypothesis that the suspect forcibly took Manuela away in a speeding vehicle. Manuela had no intention or motive to disappear, in fact the next day she had been with her sister, and in a few days she had to go to court to distribute the assets of her marriage with her ex-husband.

Since then, the Civil Guard has come back again and again on the case, detaining a 20-year-old young man who chatted with Manuela that night. After searching his family’s three cars, he was released without charge. The guards they have taken statements from more than 50 people, followed ten suspects and reviewed all the security cameras in the area in addition to reviewing the data from the telephone masts. Emilia Chavero trusts that this time the Civil Guard will be able to find out what was the fate of her sister Manoli.