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Federal Authorities Find Missing Girl
Twelve Year Old Found in Chicago
Posted Date: 4/17/2008


Missing Charlottesville Child Located by Authorities in Illinois

Jerimary Chagala-Mil Placed Under Arrest and Charged by the FBI and

Charlottesville Police

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville Police Department is

pleased to announce that a missing Charlottesville twelve year old has

been safely located in Chicago, IL by federal and local authorities.

Lorena Sanchez-Toledo had been missing since April 15th after she

returned home from Buford Middle School. She is described to be in good

health. Jeremias Chagala-Mil, 31 years old of Swanson Drive in

Charlottesville is in custody facing local and federal charges. Chagali-Mil
and the 12 Year old were located based on leads generated by local and federal authorities.

"We are extremely pleased that we were able to resolve this case safely.

We are looking forward to returning Lorena to her parents and her school

where she belongs," said Chief Timothy Longo of the Charlottesville

Police. "This effort could not have been successful without the great

partnership with the FBI, other local authorities, Buford Middle School

and with the assistance and participation of the public."

As this is an ongoing investigation, the Charlottesville Police will continue
its practice of not commenting on specifics of the case or this arrest pending its resolution.