June 30, 2022

Alexi Gabe update: Newly-recovered phone case of missing Oakley woman leaves parents hopeful daughter is alive

OAKLEY, Calif. (KGO) — A cell phone case has been recovered belonging to a missing 24-year-old Oakley woman, Alexis Gabe, investigators confirmed.

“We definitely know there’s someone that knows something,” mentioned Gabe’s parents, Rowena and Gwyn Gabe. “Even if it’s just one person, we ask that you come forward and give us the information so that we can find our daughter…help us, help us please.”

It has been greater than three months since Gabe was first reported missing in late January. The Gabe’s inform ABC7 Information the cell phone is one of many new developments within the case that is giving them hope their daughter is nonetheless alive.

“There’s a lot of things unfolding right now with the case,” mentioned Gwyn. “Unfortunately, there’s things we can’t talk about yet.”

The missing 24-year-old was final seen in late January at her ex-boyfriend’s Antioch home alongside Benttree Approach.

“I can tell you this, where the phone case was found… it was very very close to where the Benttree Way house is,” Gwyn Gabe mentioned.

VIDEO: Investigators discover cellphone case belonging to missing Oakley woman

Final Thursday, Oakley police served a search warrant at Gabe’s ex-boyfriends home. Investigators final searched the house in February.

The Gabe’s say investigators examine in with them round 3 times every week. In keeping with the household, the newest updates are giving them hope Alexis is nonetheless alive.

“Yes we are hoping, a feeling as a mom you know,” Rowena Gabe mentioned. “It’s mixed emotions…they’re not telling people they’re looking for a body.”

Gabe’s parents say Alexis’s two nieces discovered her automotive in Oakley the day after she was first reported missing with the keys nonetheless within the ignition- not removed from the ex-boyfriend’s home.

Final month, Oakley PD launched surveillance footage of a person strolling down the road in a hooded sweatshirt the evening Gabe went missing. The person, now deemed an individual of curiosity, was strolling down the road not removed from the place Gabe’s automotive was recovered.

“Have you heard any leads from investigators on who this man is?” ABC7’s Stephanie Sierra requested.

VIDEO: Police suspect foul play, have particular person of curiosity in Oakley woman’s disappearance

“Yes. Unfortunately now we can’t say… he’s just a person of interest right now,” Gwyn Gabe mentioned.

Alexis’s parents say the assist from the group has been overwhelming, however added current reviews of our bodies recovered throughout the Bay Space is making it more durable to maintain that hope alive.

“It’s scary, very scary… hearing reports of all these bodies,” mentioned Gabe. “We asked them to check it out… and are just relieved it’s not her.”

“If Alexis could hear you right now, what would you tell her?” Sierra requested.

“We miss you so much, we’re not going to give up, we’re not going to stop… we’re going to keep searching… we will find you,” the Gabe’s mentioned.

The town of Oakley has created a $10,000 reward fund for anybody who has info on this case. You possibly can ship tricks to 925-625-7009.

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