PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police held a news conference Thursday about a missing persons mystery that has captivated parts of our region. Amanda DeGuio was last seen by relatives in 2014.
This week marks the eighth anniversary of Amanda DeGuio’s disappearance. Her parents say they miss her a lot and just want her to come home.
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The FBI is now getting involved to help find DeGuio, who left his Drexel Hill home in June 2014 and has not been seen since.
“To Amanda’s family and friends, we haven’t stopped looking and we won’t stop looking. You deserve answers and Amanda deserves to be brought home,” said Timothy Bernhardt, Superintendent. of the Upper Darby Police.
Authorities say DeGuio, who has a history of heroin use and prostitution, does not drive and it is unclear how she left.
Police believe DeGuio was likely the victim of foul play.
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In the past, police have said DeGuio may have been kidnapped by an organized group and a victim of human trafficking.
DeGuio was 24 when she disappeared and would be 32 today.
DeGuio’s parents appeared at a press conference Thursday at police headquarters, but declined to speak.
In the past, the family has spoken of DeGuio’s two young daughters having to grow up without their mother.
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If you have any information on DeGuio’s whereabouts, detectives want you to call them.