That is such a darkish story — take into account this a content material warning for, nicely, every little thing.
A Bay Space couple, Gina and Jose Centeno, have been arrested after allegations of abuse of their adopted youngsters, a boy age 15 and a lady age 17, have been reported to authorities. The kids have been eliminated into protecting custody from the place they have been staying in Mexico, and the mother and father have been subsequently arrested for aggravated kidnapping and charged with a number of felonies.
Sonoma County legislation enforcement labored in coordination with Youngster Protecting Companies and the FBI to return the kids to the US. Once they have been interviewed by the police, they shared tales of “emotional, sexual and bodily abuse that had occurred over an eight to 10 yr time frame.” These allegations have been later corroborated when detectives searched the Rohnert Park residence the place the alleged abuse occurred.
However additionally they had one other bombshell to disclose: one other sister, Kaya Centeno, hadn’t been seen in practically a decade.
A press launch from the Rohnert Park Division of Public Security learn:
“Throughout an interview a reference was made about their older ‘sister’ Kaya that used to reside with them in Rohnert Park. The kids stated Kaya went lacking from their Rohnert Park residence roughly eight to 10 years in the past and she or he has not been heard from or seen since.”
In accordance with the authorities, the three siblings have been adopted by the Centenos again in 2008. In 2010, Kaya was enrolled in second grade on the John Reed College in Rohnert Park however was later withdrawn to be homeschooled. Therefore how she might go lacking with out anybody asking questions.
Kaya could be 18 years previous as of Might 2020. Detectives digitally enhanced a photograph of the youthful Kaya (above, proper) “to estimate what Kaya would appear like right this moment.” Police are nonetheless contemplating the case an energetic lacking individual’s investigation and are “working with the FBI and the Nationwide Heart for Lacking and Exploited Kids in an effort to find Kaya.”
Gina and Jose are at the moment in jail and being held with out bond, in line with Individuals. The outlet reported the couple have been booked on quite a few prices, “together with 9 felony prices towards Jose alleging sexual abuse of the 17-year-old woman.”
Rohnert Park Detectives are investigating the whereabouts of Kaya, who might also go by Kaya Whitney Kazzee. Anybody with info is requested to name Rohnert Park Division of Public Security at 707-584-2612, or the Nationwide Heart for Lacking & Exploited Kids at 1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST).
That is such an terrible story. We will probably be retaining all three of those poor youngsters in our ideas.
[Picture through Rohnert Park Department of Public Safety]