Erika Berenice Cueto Vazquez is a 39 year old dance instructor who went missing in Puerto Vallarta on November 12, 2014 without a trace.
Authorities in Puerto Vallarta refused to allow the family to file a missing persons report, claiming that Erika was missing in the State of Nayarit and that is where they would need to file the complaint.
Erika had plans to be in Nayarit on November 12 according to her family and friends, but she never arrived at her destination and her last known location was in Puerto Vallarta, there has not been any evidence that Erika was missing in the State of Nayarit.
The family was informed that they would need to wait two days to file a missing persons report at the Public Minister of the Prosecutor General of Jalisco in Puerto Vallarta, a state agency.
The family filed an official report on November 14, however the case was not assigned to an investigator until November 17, five days after the woman’s disappearance.
On November 18, Erika’s car was located in Ixtapa, Puerto Vallarta after local authorities insisted Erika was in Nayarit so they could not assist the family.
The car had been repainted, however the original tags and personal belongings of Erika were still inside the car.
Despite the finding of Erika’s car, it held very little detail about the woman’s whereabouts.
The family is urging anyone who might have details about Erika to contact [email protected] or call 322.183.4519.
Erika is 39 years old with long brown hair that has been dyed black. She is 1.5 meters tall (5 feet) and weighs 45 kilos (100 pounds), with brown eyes and light complexion.