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Searchers look for any sign of pair missing from Lorain County

Alaina Camacho and Nathan Orona last seen Feb. 1
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Posted at 4:45 PM, Feb 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-12 20:14:14-05

LORAIN, Ohio  — More than 150 searchers fanned out across Lorain County Friday looking for any sign of 18-year-old Alaina Camacho and 20-year-old Nathan Orona.

The two friends were last seen leaving the Sheffield Estates apartments early Feb. 1.

Family and friends have not heard from either since.

"There's no phone activity, there's no banking activity, they haven't contacted their families at all, no social media," said Kay Harvey with Texas EquuSearch, the organizers of the search. "The car's nowhere. It's like they vanished."

Searchers and families of the missing covered a 20 square mile area around the apartments.

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"We looked in the woods, we walked through there and nothing," said Orona's grandmother Muneca Figueroa. "We went on the east side, everywhere, even the ice on the lake. We found nothing at the lake."

As investigators wait for phone records, search organizers focused on Camacho's gold Honda Accord the pair were in when they left the apartments. Family members said the car is missing its front bumper.

Despite some leads Friday, the car is still missing.

"It's difficult," said Camacho's half-sister Andrea Rodriguez. "We just really want to bring her home."

Family of the pair said they were grateful for the turnout and believe someone out there has information that will help solve this disappearance.

"It's heart-wrenching," said Angela Camacho, Alaina's grandmother. "It's hard to even put into words how much you miss her and love her and care about her and want her to know that and want her to reach out and let you know she's safe."

"Please, we're begging you, begging you, send him home or tell us where he is, at least," said Figueroa.

Anyone with information about the pair's disappearance or who may have seen their car is asked to call police.

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