BREAKING: Husband of missing California mom-of-three Maya Millete who disappeared nine months ago is ARRESTED for her murder
- Police in Chula Vista, California, arrested Larry Millete for the murder of wife Maya, who was last seen alive on January 7
- Officers and FBI agents swarmed family’s home on Tuesday
- Larry Millete was named a person of interest in Maya’s disappearance in July
Nine months after California mother May ‘Maya’ Millete vanished without a trace from her home in suburban San Diego, police on Tuesday arrested her husband, Larry Millete, for her murder.
The Chula Vista Police Department announced Millete’s arrest in a news release. A press conference was scheduled for 3.30pm Pacific Time to provide additional details on the arrest.
Maya, 39, a married mother-of-three, was last seen alive at her family’s home in Chula Vista on January 7, the same day she was said to have been scheduled to meet with a divorce lawyer.
Police in Chula Vista, California, on Tuesday arrested Larry Millete (left) for the murder of his missing wife, Maya (right), who was last seen alive on January 7
Police and feds swarmed the Millete family’s home in Chula Vista on Tuesday
In late July, after searching the Millete home three separate times, police named Larry a person of interest in his wife’s disappearance.
According to the police department’s press release, investigators have interviewed 87 people, written 67 search warrants and followed up on more than 130 tips about Maya’s possible location or reason for the disappearance.
‘Today, the Chula Vista Police Department is announcing the arrest of Larry Millete for the murder of his wife May,’ police stated.
Footage from the scene showed a large contingent of police officers and FBI agents swarming the Millete family’s home in Chula Vista.