Teenager disappears in Pichilemu, Chile
Sunday, October 17, 2010
Yáñez left a letter to her parents saying that she was "going to end her life in Pichilemu," located more than 80 kilometers (50 mi) from El Huique. Her parents then went to thecapital and filed a complaint for alleged misfortune with the .
The girl's clothes, a backpack, a cellphone and her documents were found in "the grotto of the Virgin" ("la Gruta de la Virgen"), near the Las Terrazas beach in Pichilemu.
, , (Public Safety Agency), and personnel are searching Pichilemu's Infiernillo and Las Terrazas beaches for her body.
Yañez was suffering from depression due to family problems. "It all was sudden, there were problems in our family and she left the letter yesterday. We are very distressed," one of her parents told Wikinews on Saturday night.