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Missing: Layla Santanello, 21
Missing from: Kingsport, Tennessee
Last seen: Jun/27/2023
Status: Missing
Created: April 3, 2024 8:40 pm
Updated: June 3, 2024 5:43 pm

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Background: The disappearance of Layla Santanello, a 21-year-old mother of a two-year-old daughter named Nova Grace, has captivated the attention of the Kingsport community. Layla vanished on June 27, 2023, under mysterious circumstances, leaving her family desperate for answers.

Description of Layla Santanello's Disappearance: Layla Santanello's disappearance was marked by a series of distressing events. She was last seen on June 27, 2023, near the Americourt Hotel in Kingsport. Prior to her disappearance, Layla was reportedly struggling with addiction, particularly to fentanyl. Despite her family's efforts to intervene, Layla's refusal of treatment underscored her belief that she could control her situation. The circumstances surrounding her disappearance, including sightings at the Americourt Hotel and the Marble Slab Creamery, remain shrouded in mystery.

Unified Efforts and Investigation: Law enforcement agencies, including the Kingsport Police Department (KPD) and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), have been actively involved in Layla Santanello's case. Despite extensive searches and investigations, crucial leads remain elusive. Recent developments, including the arrest of Michael Thompson for impersonating Layla Santanello, underscore the complexities of the investigation.

Community Involvement and Appeals: Layla Santanello's family continues to appeal to the community for any information that may lead to her whereabouts. Their unwavering determination and resilience in the face of adversity highlight the profound impact of her disappearance on their lives.

Contact Information: Individuals with information regarding Layla Santanello's case are urged to contact the Kingsport Police Department or the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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