CA CECILIA NEWBALL: Missing from Los Angeles, CA - 30 September 1994 - Age 32

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Cecilia Elizabeth Newball disappeared with her son on September 20, 1994 from Los Angeles.



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Akoya

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http://www.nampn.org/cases/newball_cecilia.html

Cecilia Elizabeth Newball







Missing Since: September 20, 1994 from Chatsworth, Los Angeles County, California
Classification: Endangered Missing
Date Of Birth: November 20, 1961
Age: 32
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
Weight: 94 lbs (43 kg)
Hair Color: Black/Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Race: Hispanic
Gender: Female
AKA: Cecilia Elizabeth Amaya
Case Number: 099-00062-3199-400


Details of Disappearance
Cecilia was last seen on September 20, 1994 along with her son Rene Perez Jr. They were last seen in Los Angeles, CA and it is feared they may have met with foul play.

Investigating Agency
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
323-890-5500
 

Akoya

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http://doenetwork.org/cases/1118dfca.html


The Doe Network:
Case File 1118DFCA
123

Cecilia Elizabeth Newball
Missing since September 20, 1994 from Los Angeles, California.
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

Date Of Birth: November 20, 1962
Age at Time of Disappearance: 31 years old
Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 4'11-5'0" (152 cm); 94 lbs (43 kg)
Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Brown/black hair; brown eyes.
Medical Conditions: She was 8-months pregnant at the time
AKA: Cecilia Elizabeth Amaya
Dentals: Not available
Fingerprints: Not available
DNA: Available
Circumstances of Disappearance
Newball was last seen in the company of her son Rene Perez on September 20, 1994 in Los Angeles, CA.
Her husband last saw her at home, writing thank you notes for gifts from her baby shower.
When her husband came home from work, he noticed that Cecilia's car was parked on the street, instead of in the building's secured lot. He rushed into their apartment in search of his wife and stepson. Inside, there were no signs of a break-in or struggle, but there were no signs of Cecilia and Rene either.
In the Jeep, the husband found a generic store-bought goodbye card. It was signed simply, "Cecilia." Cecilia's wedding and engagement rings had been left on the passenger seat. Cecilia did not take a change of clothes for herself or her son, nor her son's eyeglasses.
Three days later, the husband received a letter postmarked in nearby Van Nuys, California. Inside the envelope was a card identical to the one found in Cecilia's car. There was also a typewritten note from Cecilia explaining that she had gone to Honduras with another man, a doctor named Arturo. Police do not believe the note was from Cecilia.
Cecilia was born in El Salvador. She was on maternity leave from her job as a customer service representative at a nearby company.
Foul play is suspected.

Investigators
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department
Detective Tamar Abraham
323-890-5500
Email

Agency Case Number:
099-00062-3199-400

NCMEC #: NCMC860426







 

Akoya

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http://www.missingin.org/reg7398/cecili ... ewball.htm





Last seen alive: September 20, 1994 at 14:20

Circumstances: The missing person was last seen with her son. Neither of them have been seen since September 20, 1994.
First Name: Cecilia Elizabeth
Middle Name: Elizabeth
Last Name: Newball
Details

Age When Last Known Alive: 31
Race: Other
Ethnicity: Hispanic/Latino
Sex: Female
Height: 59.0
Weight: 90.0
Location

City: Chatsworth
State: California
Zip: 91311
County: Los Angeles
Appearance

Hair: Brown
Eye: Brown
 

Akoya

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http://unsolved.com/archives/cecilia-ne ... e-perez-jr


Cecilia Newball & Rene Perez, Jr
When a pregnant woman and her six-year-old child mysteriously disappear, her husband becomes the prime suspect.




Missing: Cecilia Newball

Gender: Female
DOB: 11/20/61
Height: 4’11” to 5’
Weight: 94 lbs.
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Black
Remarks: Last seen 9/20/94




Missing: Rene Perez Jr.

Gender: Male
DOB: 2/16/88
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Brown


CASE DETAILS

Cecelia’s car was outside of their parking lot

After a passionate two-year courtship, Alfredo Newball and Cecilia Amaya got married. Cecilia's son from a previous marriage, Rene Perez, was the ring bearer at their wedding. The couple started their new life together in Chatsworth, California, and almost immediately, Cecilia became pregnant.

On September 20, 1994, with her due date only two weeks away, Cecilia sat down to write thank you notes for gifts from her baby shower. That day, as Alfredo left for work, he says he hesitated at the door for just a moment:

"Her being pregnant, she looked so beautiful and I went back and kissed her again. I left her sitting inside the apartment writing the thank you notes. And that was the last time that I saw my wife."

Alfredo worked as a nurse's assistant in a hospital and retirement home. Two-and-a-half-hours into his shift, he phoned Cecilia:

"I just had some kind of very weird feeling that something was wrong. But she never answered the phone, and for some reason, I thought she could be visiting with some friends or be at my mom's."


He found Cecelia’s rings in her car

Alfredo called several times throughout the evening. Concerned, he left work early. As he approached the apartment, he noticed that Cecilia's car was parked on the street, instead of in the building's secured lot. He rushed into their apartment in search of his wife and stepson. Inside, there were no signs of a break-in or struggle, but there were no signs of Cecilia and Rene either.

In the Jeep, Alfredo says he found a generic store-bought good-bye card. It was signed simply, "Cecilia." Cecilia's wedding and engagement rings had been left on the passenger seat. Shocked, Alfredo thought his wife had left him:

"The relationship was always good. We never had any problems or fights. Why would she do something like this? Not to leave me a note like that and to leave the wedding rings. It was very confusing to me."

Alfredo phoned the one person he thought might know where she was, her closest friend at work, Kevin Annabel. It was this phone call that first cast suspicion on Alfredo. When Kevin answered the call, Alfredo questioned whether Cecilia was there:

"And I was like, 'Al, she's not here, and you're really starting to scare me.' And he was unusually calm. If it were me, I would be screaming at the person I thought where my wife was. But I was more nervous and excited than he was."


She had received strange calls

Alfredo said he remained calm because he thought his wife would return to him:

"I felt like she needed to be away for a few days or something, I don't know. It was very strange, but I believed that she was coming back soon."

The day after Cecilia disappeared, the police called Alfredo. They had been contacted by one of Cecilia's relatives. Det. Alex Valadez of the Los Angeles Police Department took on the missing person's case and found Alfredo's conduct on the phone strange:

"Mr. Newball didn't appear to be that concerned. And here he has an eight-and-a-half-month pregnant wife and a six year-old stepson that, according to everyone including Mr. Newball, all got along fine. Mr. Newball just didn't appear to be the grieving soon-to-be new father."

Three days later, suspicion increased when Alfredo received a letter postmarked in nearby Van Nuys, California. Inside the envelope was a card identical to the one Alfredo had found in Cecilia's car. There was also a typewritten note from Cecilia explaining that she had gone to Honduras with another man, a doctor named Arturo. The note said that she had fallen in love with Arturo nine months earlier, and it was possible he was the father of her unborn child. Alfredo's first impression was that his wife had indeed left him:

"But then, after reviewing the letter several times, some parts don't sound like Cecilia. It doesn't strike me as Cecilia at all."

Kevin Annabel also found the letter out of character:

"I would say she was almost obsessed with Al. And when you're that in love with a person, you don't just meet a doctor and say, 'Well, I think I'm going to Honduras. Let me just write my husband a note.' That doesn't happen."


Was this letter from Cecilia?

After examining the letter and speaking with her friends and family, Det. Valadez was convinced that the letter was not from Cecilia:

"Whoever typed this letter knew more about Alfredo's side of the family rather than knowing very much about Cecilia's side of the family. My best guess on this is that Cecilia's disappearance is not by her will. I believe there's a third party involved in this."

In fact, six months before she disappeared, Cecilia received an odd phone call from a still unidentified woman, who may have been that third party. Cecilia told her friend Cammy Giacomi about it:

"She had gotten a call that a woman had a videotape of Al kissing another woman at a baby shower. The woman wanted Cecilia to see the tape and Cecilia had agreed to see it."

The woman said she would phone again to arrange a meeting. But that call never came, and the matter was apparently forgotten. Then, just a few weeks before Cecilia disappeared, she got another mysterious call. This one was from a woman who claimed to work with Alfredo. Again, Cecilia confided in her friend, Cammy:

"A woman had called and said that they were going to give Al a baby shower at work. She said that she had some baby furniture and she wanted Cecilia to pick out a piece of that furniture but to keep it a secret because the shower was going to be a surprise."

Police later learned that the call had not been made by Alfredo's co-worker and that a baby shower had not been planned. But by then, it was too late. According to Cammy, Cecilia disappeared the same day she was supposed to meet with the lady who called about the baby shower. Det. Valadez is convinced that this is not a coincidence and still questions Alfredo's behavior:

"It appears that someone is trying to lure her away from safety, away from her family, away from her friends, trying to get her alone. It's my opinion that Mr. Newball is not telling me everything that he knows. As far as Cecilia's disappearance, he may not have been there when she disappeared, but it's my opinion that he knows something now."
 

Akoya

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http://coldcaseusa.blogspot.com/2011/10 ... wball.html

Monday, October 10, 2011
HUBBY EYED IN 1994 CECILIA NEWBALL DISAPPEARANCE

On September 20, 1994, Cecilia Newball, 32, was 9-months pregnant and looking forward to giving birth. But on that day, Cecilia and her son Rene Perez, 6, vanished from their Chatsworth area apartment in the Los Angeles area under suspicious circumstances. Cecilia took none of her personal belongings, including her prenatal medicines. Neither Cecilia nor Rene Perez have been seen since that date. The investigation determined that her rat husband was having an extra-martial affair at the time of her disappearance. LA County homicide detectives consider him a person of interest. Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance, and asking anyone with information on the disappearance of the victims to contact Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau.
 

Akoya

Well-known member
Cecilia Elizabeth Newball disappeared with her son, Rene Perez, Jr., on September 20, 1994 from Chatsworth, Los Angeles County. She was more than eight months pregnant at the time.

Cecilia's husband, Alfredo Newball, last saw her writing thank you notes for baby shower gifts. When Alfredo returned from work, he noticed Cecilia's car was parked on the street, instead of in the building's secured lot. In the apartment, there were no signs of a break-in or struggle, but Cecilia and Rene were gone. In Cecilia's Jeep, Alfredo found a generic goodbye card. Her wedding and engagement rings were left on the passenger seat. Cecilia did not take clothing for herself or her son, her prenatal vitamins, or her son's eyeglasses. Three days later, Alfredo received a card with a typewritten note explaining that Cecilia had gone to Honduras with a doctor named Arturo. Cecilia identified Arturo as the real father of her unborn child. Police do not believe these cards and note were from Cecilia.

The day after Cecilia disappeared, the police called Alfredo because they had been contacted about the disappearances by one of Cecilia's relatives. Det. Alex Valadez of the Los Angeles Police Department found Alfredo's conduct strange. The detective felt that Mr. Newball didn't appear to be concerned about his pregnant wife and six year-old stepson. He didn't think Mr. Newball appeared to be the grieving soon-to-be new father. After examining the letter and speaking with her friends and family, Det. Valadez was convinced the letter and cards were not from Cecilia

The investigation determined that Alfredo was having an affair at the time of Cecilia's disappearance. Cecilia was born in El Salvador. She was on maternity leave from her job as a customer service representative at a nearby company. Foul play is suspected.


Cecelia was living at 20801 Lassen St., Chatsworth, CA at the time of her disappearance.

 

Akoya

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http://articles.latimes.com/1994-09-29/ ... olice-fear

Police Fear Worst in Pair's Disappearance
September 29, 1994|TIMOTHY WILLIAMS | TIMES STAFF WRITER

CHATSWORTH — When Cecilia Newball disappeared last week, she left behind her car and inside it a cryptic "goodby" card, her wedding and engagement rings, and a snapshot of her son.

As if the message wasn't clear enough, a week later her husband received a letter saying Cecilia--who is 8 1/2 months pregnant--was headed for Honduras with another man.

It seemed painfully obvious: Cecilia, 31, had left her husband.

But the husband, Alfredo Newball, didn't buy that theory for a minute. And neither do police, who have more questions than answers.

For instance: Why would Cecilia leave when she was excited about having a baby? Why was the "Dear John" letter typed? Why didn't Cecilia take a change of clothes for herself or her son, and take her son's eyeglasses?

"There were no arguments, nothing," said Newball, who hasn't slept much and hasn't worked at all since the disappearance. "There was no sign that she wanted to leave. If something was wrong, she would tell me about it. She was like that with me."

Police fear the worst. "There are things that make us think it was foul play," said Detective Alex Valadez, who wouldn't say much more.

As police try to sort it out, Rene Perez Sr.--father of the missing 6-year-old, Rene Perez Jr.--has moved into the Newballs' Chatsworth apartment. The two men say they can do little but pray and hope that everything turns out well.

"This has brought us closer," Perez said on Wednesday as the two sat in the living room.

Fighting tears, Newball said, "It's hard . . . everything I look at reminds me of them."

Newball's ordeal began Sept. 20, after he went to his nursing job just before 2:30 p.m., leaving his wife and stepson at home.

As he left, Cecilia, who was on maternity leave from her job as a customer service representative at a nearby company, was writing thank-you notes for gifts the couple had received at a surprise wedding shower two days earlier, on the first anniversary of their wedding.

Newball remembers kissing her goodby, and coming back and kissing her again. He doesn't remember why.

A few hours later, on his lunch break, he called home. No one answered.

Several hours later, when he came home from work, Newball found his wife's Jeep parked out front, instead of in the garage. On the front seat lay a printed card bearing her signature. But something seemed amiss.

"It said, 'Thank you for the good times we had,' " Newball remembered. "But the only writing on it was her signature, but not her last name."

Newball searched the neighborhood, asking everyone he saw if they had seen her and the boy. Only one neighbor remembered seeing Rene--outside the apartment at about 5 p.m. With no other leads and no reassurances, Newball returned home to discover that his wife had taken nothing with her but her purse and keys.

"She didn't take her toothbrush, her deodorant, her maternity vitamins," he said. "They practically left with what they had on their backs."

As Newball spoke, the telephone rang. Someone on the other end asked for Cecilia. The caller wanted to know when the next payment on the Jeep would be made. Newball explained the situation, and promised a check in a day or so. Then he started to cry again.

"I wish there was just something to tell us they were OK or something," he said, after hanging up.

The only clues Newball has had to his wife's whereabouts were in a typewritten letter he received in the mail on Saturday. The postmark was Van Nuys and the message was that Cecilia was going to Honduras--where Newball said she has no relatives.

That seemed odd to Newball. Valadez, who is investigating the case, concurs. "Something wasn't right about the letter," the detective said.

Since the disappearance, Cecilia's friends and co-workers have covered the San Fernando Valley with 3,000 flyers in English and Spanish featuring pictures of Cecilia and Rene. The family has checked local hospitals and telephoned all the relatives and friends they can think of from the U.S. all the way to El Salvador, where Cecilia was born.

Newball has even visited maternity wards.

"When I see the women with their babies, it just breaks my heart," he said. "I wish it was her."

Pausing, he adds, "I checked the mail again today. But nothing. My heart hurts every time."

Anyone with information about Cecilia Newball and Rene Perez should call police at (213) 485-5381.
 

Akoya

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Farah Bacchis and Alfredo A Newball | 20762 Stagg Street, Los ...







This is the home Cecilia's husband bought after she disappeared.
 

Akoya

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https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/14582/0/

NamUs MP # 14582
Cecilia Newball

Los Angeles County, California
31 year old hispanic/latino female

Case Report - NamUs MP # 14582
Case Information
Status Missing
First name Cecilia
Middle name Elizabeth
Last name Newball
Nickname/Alias
Date last seen September 20, 1994 14:20
Date entered 04/26/2012
Age last seen 31 to years old
Age now 54 years old
Race Other
Ethnicity Hispanic/Latino
Sex Female
Height (inches) 59.0
Weight (pounds) 90.0
Circumstances
City Chatsworth
State California
Zip code 91311
County Los Angeles
Circumstances
The missing person was last seen with her son (NamUs 6510). Neither of them have been seen since September 20, 1994.
Physical
Hair color Brown
Left eye color Brown
Right eye color Brown

Clothing and Accessories
Clothing and accessories are unknown

Dental
Status: Dental information / charting is currently not available
DNA
Status: Sample submitted - Tests complete
Fingerprint Information
Status: Fingerprint information is currently not available
Investigating Agency
Title Detective
First name Tamar
Last name Abraham
Phone 323-890-5500
Website
Case number 099-00062-3199-400
Date reported September 21, 1994
Jurisdiction County
Agency Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
Address 1 1 Cupania Circle
Address 2
City Monterey Park
State California
Zip code 91755
 

Akoya

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http://unsolvedmysteries.wikia.com/wiki ... e_Perez_Jr.

California, 1994, Disappearances, and 2 more

Cecilia Newball and Rene Perez Jr.


Real Name: Cecilia Newball and Rene Perez Jr.
Nicknames: No known nicknames
Location: Chatsworth, California
Date: September 20, 1994

Occupation: (Cecilia) Homemaker
Date Of Birth: (Cecilia) November 20, 1961, (Rene) February 16, 1988
Height: (Cecilia) 5' 0", (Rene) 3' 6"
Weight: (Cecilia) 94 lbs., (Rene) 70 lbs.
Marital Status: (Cecilia) Married
Characteristics: (Cecilia/Rene) Brown eyes and Black hair

Details: Cecilia Newball was a housewife with a son, Rene Perez Jr., from her first marriage. In September 1994, Alfredo Newball, her second husband, got home and found her jeep parked in the wrong spot with her jewelry and a good-bye card inside it. For all appearances, it looked like she had left him and taken her son with her. He received more typewritten letters from her claiming she had left for Honduras with a lover, but he was not convinced she had written the notes.
Suspects: The police believe the notes as well as subsequent phone calls were from a coworker of Alfredo's, leading police to believe he might have had a role in her disappearance.
Extra Notes: This case first aired on the April 28, 1995 episode.
Results: Unsolved
 

Scorpio

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Cecilia Amaya married Alfredo Newball in 1994. Cecilia's son Rene Perez Jr, was the ring bearer at the wedding ceremony.


 

Scorpio

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Prior to her disappearance, Cecilia received two unusual phone calls. The first call occurred six months prior to her disappearance where Cecilia received a call from an unidentified woman stating that she had a video tape of Alfredo kissing another woman and wanted Cecilia to see the tape, Cecilia agreed to view the tape and the caller said she would phone back later to arrange a meeting. The woman never called again, and the matter was forgotten about.

A few weeks before her disappearance Cecilia received a second phone call from a woman claiming to be a co-worker of Alfredo’s stating they were planning to give Alfredo a baby shower at his workplace. The caller wanted Cecilia to come and pick out a piece of baby furniture, but for her to keep it a secret because the baby shower is supposed to be a surprise. Cecilia agreed to meet the woman on September 20, 1994. The same day of her disappearance. Police investigated and determined there was never a baby shower planned for Alfredo at his work. but by then it was too late.
 
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