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Persons Of Interest Questioned In Disappearance Of Pregnant Teen Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui

People were brought in for questioning Tuesday, police said.

Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui was last seen in the 2000 block of South California Avenue, police said.
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LITTLE VILLAGE —  Authorities are questioning people of interest in the disappearance of pregnant 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui, the Chicago Police  Department said.

People were brought in for questioning as part of the missing person’s investigation Tuesday, police spokeswoman Sally Bown said. Ochoa-Uriostegui was last seen three weeks ago.

No other details were available at this time, Bown said.

According to a report from ABC 7, police brought people into questioning from the 4100 block of West 77th Place.

Related: Pregnant Woman, 19, Reported Missing From Little Village

Ochoa-Uriostegui was last seen in the 2000 block of South California Avenue on April 23 after leaving Latino Youth High School in Little Village. She was nine months pregnant with a May 5 due date. 

Earlier this month, Ochoa-Uriostegui’s family held a press conference pleading for answers in her disappearance.

https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/family-pleads-for-answers-in-disappearance-of-pregnant-teen-509398161.html

During the press conference earlier this month, Pastor Emma Lozano said she believed Ochoa-Uriostegui was “being held against her will.”

This is a developing story