CASSIE Carli’s final moments before her disappearance after picking up her daughter from her ex have been revealed.
Cassie, 37, was last seen in the parking lot in Navarre, Fla., where she was due to pick up her daughter, Saylor, from her ex-boyfriend, Marcus Spanevelo, during a custody transfer.
Sunday March 27th
Cassie was scheduled for a custody swap with 4-year-old Saylor Spanveloaround 7pm in the parking lot of Juana’s Pagodas Restaurant on Navarre Beach.
MPs later say this is the last time she was seen WFLA.
Around 9:40 p.m. that evening, Cassie’s father texted her to ask where he was and he got a reply from her number saying she was having trouble with the car, her phone wasn’t working and she was staying the night spent at Spanevelo’s home.
Monday, March 28th
Text messages from around 5:40 p.m. show Spanevelo telling Cassie’s father that she asked him to drop her off “in the middle of nowhere in Destin” so she could stay with a friend named Stacey.
Cassie’s father replied, “Stacey moved to Alabama a while ago. Cassie would never ask you to drop her off anywhere. Is your car at your house?”
Spanevelo said their car was still in Navarre and that he left with Saylor.
Cassie was officially reported missing and friends and family began their own search. Social media posts about her disappearance quickly began circulating online.
Tuesday, March 29th
The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office officially reports Cassie as a missing person.
Her car was found by deputies in the parking lot of Juana’s Pagodas. Her purse was left in the car, which alerted investigators.
Cassie’s friend was conducting an organized search of the area.
Her sister Raeann wrote to Spanevelo and asked if he had Saylor. She also asked him to cooperate with the police during the investigation, letting him know that Cassie was now a missing person.
Spanevolo said he had Saylor and the police had already called him, then he forwarded screenshots of the statement he gave to her father to Raeann.
Wednesday March 30th
Police located Spanevelo and Saylor in Birmingham, Alabama. Officials confirmed the child was safe and turned him over to Alabama Child Services.
Spanevelo was interviewed by Santa Rosa County before returning to Northwest Florida.
Thursday March 31st
Santa Rosa County Sheriff Bob Johnson expressed concern over some of the investigation’s findings during a news conference. Mainly that Cassie hasn’t had any credit card or phone activity since Sunday.
By this time, the FBI and FDLE had joined the investigation.
Sheriff Johnson said they were keen to speak to Spanevelo again since he was the last person to see Cassie.
Friday April 1st
Santa Rosa County Crime Stoppers announced a $3,000 reward for information to help solve the case as volunteer search efforts at Navarre Beach continue to ramp up.
Search and rescue teams began searching the Santa Rosa Sound.
Cassie’s sister, Raeann, comes to town to help with the search effort.
Saturday April 2nd
The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office announced that Spanevelo was arrested in Lebanon, Tennessee, and charged with evidence tampering.
He also faces charges of destruction of evidence and false information.
In a Facebook post from the Sheriff’s Office, officers noted that the arrest was “made pursuant to a warrant from the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office for a felony, signed by a judge.”
“Due to the sensitivity of this case, we are cautious about the information released. Search efforts for Cassi Carli are ongoing,” the post continued.
The case remained active as Cassie’s friends and family continued to search the area for her.
Sunday April 3rd
Police say Cassie’s remains were found Saturday night in a barn in St. Clair County, Alabama, nearly a week after her disappearance.
It’s unclear exactly where Carli’s body was discovered, but police said the property is linked to Spanevelo, who has been living and working in the Birmingham area for the past few months.
It is currently believed that Spanevelo was working as a subcontractor with an audiovisual company in the Springville area.
The Santa Rosa County Sheriff said the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office and the Springville Police Department helped with the search.
Police said at a news conference on Sunday that Carli’s body was identified by a tattoo.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/18156178/timeline-cassie-carlis-final-moments-missing-moms-founde/ In the timeline of Cassie Carli’s final moments as the missing mother’s body is found following the arrest of ex Marcus Spanavelo