An American mom of two vacationing in Belize disappeared over the weekend whereas she and her boyfriend camped on an island lower than an acre in measurement, officers stated Wednesday.
Alison MacKenzie, 43, was final seen Friday night after she arrived on the small island of Rendezvous Caye as aside of a three-day tour with a bunch of 15 individuals and three crew members, stated the corporate operating the expedition, Raggamuffin Excursions Restricted, in a statement.
MacKenzie, a resident of Prescott, Ariz., was stated to be touring together with her 58-year-old boyfriend and is believed to have disappeared in the course of the early morning hours of Saturday.
MacKenzie’s mom confirmed her disappearance in a Fb post, including that the household is worried over the inconsistencies within the info they’ve acquired.
“We are working with the Belize Police, the American Embassy, and the tour company owner. We have received 3 different stories about what happened that morning. None of them consistent with the others. We are getting nowhere finding out where she is,” Cherie MacKenzie wrote.
She stated the household fears she is “no longer alive” contemplating how a lot time has handed for the reason that final time she was seen on the island.
“I need her house with us, regardless of how she could also be discovered. I need my daughter again,” she added.
The State Division confirmed to Fox Information in an electronic mail Wednesday that they’re conscious of MacKenzie’s disappearance and are working with native authorities as they proceed their search.
“The welfare and security of U.S. residents overseas is without doubt one of the highest priorities of the Division of State,” the assertion learn. “Every time a U.S. citizen is lacking, we work carefully with native authorities as they perform their search efforts, and we share info with their household nonetheless we are able to. On account of privateness concerns, we’ve got no additional remark at the moment.”
Raggamuffin Excursions has additionally stated that it’s totally cooperating with police in Belize as they examine MacKenzie’s disappearance.
MacKenzie’s household is in search of info from anybody on the journey who may know one thing.
“We have no idea where in the world they may live. But we are praying if enough people send this around, someone who knows something will contact me,” her mom wrote on Fb.