An 11-year-old girl Madalina Cojocari was last seen at her home in Cornelius on the evening of November 23 but was not reported missing by her mother and stepfather until three weeks after her missing. Police Department thus arrested her parents for not reporting of the missing and waited so long for the disappearance of their child.
Police then immediately began searching operations with the help of the FBI. New updates are found in the case as per the records obtained by Queen City News, which shows details of the document in which Madalina’s mother believed that “her husband put her family in danger”.
As per the records state Diana Cojocari, Madalina’s mother had a dispute with his husband on the night Madalina was last seen. After the argument, Christopher Palmiter, Madalina’s stepfather drove to Michigan and was told three days later that Madalina was missing. As in the documents cited her mother fears reporting her missing as it would blemish her relationship with her husband.
The FBI investigators on Tuesday released a video of missing Madalina Cojocari. The video shows Madalina walking off a school bus just before 5:00 pm on November 21, her last recorded location, which is two days prior to her disappearance.
The FBI Charlotte regarding the investigation said on its Twitter page-
“This is the last time investigators have independent confirmation of when Madalina was last seen. She got off the bus on 11-21-22, at 4:59 p.m. We are seeking additional witnesses outside of the family to narrow down the exact timeline of when she disappeared,”
The Cornelius Police Department on Tuesday afternoon in a statement said- “
The Cornelius Police Department, the FBI, and the SBI [North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation] are continuing the investigation to find 11-year-old Madalina Cojocari,” This is the last time we have independent confirmation of when she was last seen.”
The FBI Charlotte officials on Monday said that they have extended their search area to Lake Cornelius.