Households of couple lacking in northeast Ohio obtain textual content messages demanding cash, threatening to kill family members
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – Cleveland Police stated the households of a lacking younger couple obtained textual content messages asking for cash with threats their family members could be killed in the event that they did not pay.
Nathan Orono, 20, of Lorain, and his good buddy Alaina Camacho, 18, of Cleveland, have been final seen on February 1 at Nathan’s condo complicated on O’Neil Boulevard in Lorain. Based on Alaina’s sister, Sara Camacho, the 2 have been purported to get collectively to exit.
They haven’t been seen or heard from since, and their telephones have been turned off or out of vary.
Based on a police report, Sara Camacho obtained a textual content message round midnight on February 27. The textual content stated if she or her household ever needed to see her sister alive once more, they needed to ship $ 7,000 by way of Apple Pay.
The texts additionally said that Alaina could be killed if the foundations weren’t adopted and if the cash was not despatched, they must begin planning her funeral.
The final particular person to see Alaina Camacho with Nathan’s aunt informed police in addition they obtained comparable textual content messages. Nathan’s aunt stated she obtained texts saying that if she did not ship cash, Nathan could be killed.
The threats have been reported to Cleveland and Lorain Police.
A number of companies and the nationwide Texas EquuSearch and Restoration group are concerned within the couple’s search. Household and mates additionally performed their very own analysis.
It is unclear what Nathan was sporting the final time he was seen, however his aunt stated he solely had a t-shirt and no coat. He additionally has quite a few tattoos on his proper arm and the entrance of his neck.
Alaina wore black leggings, a black sweatshirt, grey boots and a purple baseball cap. Investigators say she additionally has the letter “M” with a crown tattooed on her neck behind her ear.
Alaina’s automotive can also be lacking. It’s described as a 2004 Honda Accord four-door gold with Ohio license plate GTD9555. The entrance bumper is lacking from a latest accident.
Anybody with whereabouts info is urged to name Cleveland Police at (216) 623-5400 or name Texas EquuSearch at (281) 309-9500.
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