Investigators hope the letters regarding Lauren Dumolo’s missing person’s case will help shed light on more information that could help locate her.
Dumolo went missing on June 19, 2020. She was last seen at Four Freedoms Park in Cape Coral.
The past 18 months have been a roller coaster ride for his father Paul Dumolo.
He said he is grateful for the senders.
He experienced grief when she was gone and since then unanswered sadness. And more recently, the anger when he thought the police had found her remains only to learn that it was another woman missing in the area.
Now he is in despair.
Before Dumolo disappeared, she was trying to start a new chapter in her life. She was trying to get back on her feet and start a new job.
“It should have been fixed a long time ago,” said Paul Dumolo. “This should have been resolved a long time ago. It’s just gotten to the point where I sometimes wonder if this will ever be resolved. It’s a very scary thought for me.
He prays that the postcards sent will reach someone who knows something.
“I know someone knows what happened. I know more than one person who I’m sure knows what happened, ”said Paul Dumolo.
This isn’t the first time investigators have tried to get the word out to the masses, but SWFL Crime Stoppers Coordinator Trish Routte is hopeful that this different method might work.
“We did television, we did radio, billboards, social media posts,” Routte said. “There have been hundreds if not thousands over the months. So now we’re trying something a little old school, the US Mail.
“You never know, someone picks up this card that was left in their mailbox and says oh my god I remember that girl,” said Paul Dumolo. “I remember seeing her and they presented some type of information that they didn’t know they had. It’s fantastic.”
The Cape Coral Police Department, which is the lead agency in the case, denied a request for an interview and said there was nothing new in the case to report.
If you have any information about Lauren Dumolo, contact Crime Stoppers or local law enforcement. Call 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).