On Wednesday June 1, 2016, Facette “Danielle” Lema and Rudy Torzano were located in Baltimore City, Maryland and have been reunited with their families. The successful resolution of this investigation was due to the collaborative effort of numerous law enforcement agencies, news media, and the community.
The Fairfax County Police Department would like to express particular gratitude and appreciation to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington Field Office for their tremendous assistance on this case.
Previous Blog: (05/20/2016) – Update: Missing Fairfax Juveniles
Major Crimes Detectives have developed updated information in regards to the two missing juveniles, 13-year-old, Facette “Danielle” Lema and 14-year-old, Rudy Torzano. Both teenagers were last seen on Tuesday, May 10, and reported missing on Wednesday, May 11.
Detectives believe that both teens have altered their appearance to avoid detection. It is possible that Rudy may have dyed his hair green. At this time, there is no suspicion of foul play in regards to their disappearance. The investigation is ongoing and detectives are actively looking into leads from West Virginia, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New York.
If anyone has any information, we are requesting you call 9-1-1 or the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST.
The Fairfax County Police Department sincerely thanks the Federal Bureau of Investigation with their help in this case.
Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 13-year-old girl, Facette “Danielle” Lema and a 14-year-old boy, Rudy Torzano who were reported missing around 7 a.m. on Wednesday, May 11. Although detectives believe that they are missing voluntarily, Lema is in need of medication which she did not take with her. The two were last seen shortly after 10 p.m. last evening at their respective homes in the Fairfax area. There is a possibility that the pair took a taxi-cab to the Jessup, Maryland area.
Lema was last seen wearing jeans or black leggings, a T-shirt with a skull on it, and a black and red Star Wars jacket. Torzano’s clothing description is unknown.