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46 Year Old Eridania Rodriguez Missing Since 7/7/09 in Lower Manhattan, NY … Foul Play Suspected

Eridania Rodriguez, a 46 year old cleaning woman went missing and appears to Eridania Rodriguezhave vanished midway through her shift while working at a lower Manhattan, NY office tower just a few hundred feet from the World Trade Center reconstruction site.

Eridania Rodriguez punched in for work at 2 Rector Street around 5 p.m. and was last seen on security cameras around 7 p.m. However, the building’s cameras never recorded her leaving the high-rise. She simply vanished. One would suspect that she may still be somewhere in the building.

“She had been complaining about a guy at the building who made her kind of nervous,” he said. “And she worked on floors that had been empty.”

He said Rodriguez is married with several children. One of her brothers is Victor Martinez, a top-ranked professional bodybuilder.

Police quietly sealed off the building Wednesday morning to hunt for clues. They found no trace of the missing woman. Workers were finally allowed back in shortly before noon.

“It’s a mind blower. How do you go missing here?” said Rob Ross, an executive assistant in the studio of architect Daniel Libeskind, who moved to the tower after getting the commission to redesign ground zero.

All that was found at the scene was a mop and a hair clip. According to police, Ms. Rodriguez’s clothes and purse were found in a changing room on the 10th floor, and her cart was found on the eighth floor. Police suspect foul play, although no suspects have been identified.

“What makes us suspect foul play is she’d not normally leave her clothes and belongings at the work site, so there is evidence that leads us to be concerned about her safety,” said the Police Department’s chief spokesman, Paul J. Browne.

Cops fear foul play in hunt for missing building cleaner, mother of three

Cops questioned a man who had paid unwanted attention to Eridania Rodriguez, 46, but cleared him as a potential suspect, police said.

UPDATE I: Search for Woman Is Moved to Landfill in Pennsylvania on Friday

New York City police detectives combed through a landfill in Pennsylvania on Friday as their search continued for a 46-year-old woman who vanished from work this week, and the police commissioner, Raymond W. Kelly, said, “We fear the worst.”

After fruitless searches of the building — complicated by the fact that a subbasement was flooded with two feet of water — the police turned their attention on Friday to the Keystone Sanitary Landfill, in Dunmore, Pa., where trash from the building was deposited.

The police also planned to search the Rector Street building again on Saturday using dogs, according to Paul J. Browne, the Police Department’s chief spokesman.

UPDATE II: Body of Cleaning Woman Eridania Rodriguez Found in Conditioning Duct in High-rise where She Disappeared

The body of 46 year old Eridania Rodriguez was found Saturday morning in the same location where she went missing four days ago in the Manhattan high-rise where she worked. Her body was found stuffed in an air conditioning duct in a utility room on the 12th floor of the building.

July 10th, 2009 at 06:32am Posted by | abduction, Missing, Missing Adult, Pictures | 3 comments

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