FBI Miami
Public Affairs Specialist Jim Marshall
(754) 703-2000
December 6, 2022

FBI Announces Reward for Missing Person Cold Case


MIAMI—The FBI announces a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the recovery of Maribel Oquendo-Carrero and/or the identification, arrest, and conviction of the person or persons responsible for her disappearance.

Maribel was last seen on December 6, 1982, when she left her home in the Sky Vista Apartments on the 1500 block of NE 8th Street in Homestead, Florida, to walk to a corner store called Food Spot #21 at 1611 NE 8th Street, located in the Sky Vista Shopping Center. She has not been seen or heard from since.

She was born in Camden, New Jersey, and has ties to Puerto Rico, Florida, and New York.

The Homestead Police Department and the FBI continue to investigate.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Homestead PD or the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI or tips.fbi.gov.