April 17, 2016 (BAHIA CARAQUEZ) We learned from Stephanie Smith that her father and brother Ronald and Michael are missing. They have not been able to contact them since after the 7.8 Richter scale earthquake hit last night.
Stephanie Smith posted asking for help finding them on Twitter.
We spoke briefly and she told Reporting San Diego that both have been living in the Bahia de Caraquez for a year. They are originally from Texas, and the family has contacted the State Department who is already getting involved.
Update: Wecreceived news from the family’s that both are safe. They contacted a friend