Bluffton couple still missing, deputies say

info@islandpacket.comDecember 4, 2013 

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office reported no developments Wednesday in the disappearance of a Bluffton couple.

Margarito Elena Gonzalez-Almazan, 47, was last seen by relatives early Sunday morning in the Shady Glen mobile home park. Relatives reported her missing Monday night after they could not reach either Gonzalez-Almazan or her 40-year-old boyfriend, Osman Galicia-Escobedo.

Gonzalez-Almazan is about 5-foot-2, 130 pounds, with shoulder-length black hair. Deputies consider her disappearance suspicious and are seeking to question Galicia-Escobedo, who drives a gray 2001 four-door Dodge Stratus with S.C. license plate DMR 686.

Anyone with information regarding the couple's whereabouts can call Cpl. B. Cooler at 843-255-3423, Capt. B. Bromage at 843-816-8013, Crime Stoppers at 888-CRIME-SC (274-6372), or text the word TIPSC with a message to CRIMES (274637).

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