Chula Vista police announced Tuesday that Larry Millete, the husband of missing Chula Vista mother of three Maya Millete, has been arrested for the murder of his wife.
Chula Vista Police Chief Kennedy announced at a news conference Tuesday afternoon that Larry Millete was arrested that morning and charged with the murder of his wife. He is being held without bail.
San Diego County District Attorney asked the public for help in finding May's body, saying they want anyone who may recall seeing a 2015 Lexus on January 8, 2021 that authorities believe was the vehicle that Larry Millete used to transport her body to call them.
According to San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan, Larry Millete was charged with murder, as well as illegal possession of an assault weapon.
Larry is currently being held without bail and is scheduled to be arraigned on Thursday at 1:30 p.m.
“A mother is gone, A family is broken, a community is left with questions and confusion,” said Chula Vista Chief of Police Roxana Kennedy.
Those at the news conference wore purple ribbons in support of domestic violence awareness month.
Over the course of their investigation, Chula Vista Police have said they have interviewed 87 people regarding Maya’s case, written 66 search warrants, and reviewed more than 128 tips about Maya’s possible location or reason for the disappearance.
CVPD named Larry Millete a person of interest on July 22; however, since that point, they haven’t released more information about that other than “CVPD investigators continue to consider Larry Millete a person of interest in this investigation.”