Pauline del Mundo, 59, was on her approach to Cozumel, Mexico for a trip. En route from Tampa, Florida—the place she lived—she had a connection on the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. She by no means made her connecting flight and hasn’t been heard from since. Her household is worried she may need fallen sufferer to a string of transgender assaults within the Dallas space not too long ago.
“We were alarmed,” del Mindo’s sister Lilia Acebron advised Tampa’s WTSP 10Information. “We tried to reach her on her cellphone but her cellphone was dead.”
Del Mundo left Tampa on September 14 for the scheduled 10-day trip. She had not too long ago been coping with ache from a rotator cuff damage, which impacted her capacity to work as a nurse within the Tampa space.
During her connection on the Dallas airport, del Mundo referred to as her sister saying she had all of a sudden modified her thoughts concerning the trip and wanted to return house to Tampa. Acebron says she sounded “depressed” and was “incoherent,” a lot totally different from the in any other case “bubbly” sister she knew.
“She’s a hard-working woman, she always worked overtime,” Acebron advised WTSP 10Information. “But she was still having some pain, some limitation of movement, so she considered herself disabled and I think that’s why she started getting depressed.”
Her household is working with airport police in Dallas along with native authorities in Tampa. Dallas airport police launched Tuesday a surveillance digital camera picture of del Mundo on the day she disappeared.
Family described del Mundo as being of medium construct, standing 5-foot-6 inches and having lengthy, brown hair. She’s an American citizen of Filipino descent, speaks with an accent and is likely to be utilizing the names Paulino, Paula or Pauline.
Del Mundo’s household is worried she may need fallen sufferer to the string of assaults and murders in opposition to transgender individuals within the Dallas space not too long ago.
“We were afraid it was our sister,” Acebron stated, referring to the opposite situations of violence in opposition to transgender individuals in Dallas. “There’s a lot of things going on in my mind, which I don’t want to think about.”
Last Friday an unidentified transgender girl was shot a number of occasions at a Dallas bus cease. She survived and her attacker was arrested Tuesday.
Muhlaysia Booker, 23-years-old, was murdered in Dallas in May, mere weeks after video of her beating shocked the group. A 33-year-old man was arrested for her loss of life and the deaths of two different girls within the space.
Per week after Booker’s homicide, 26-year-old Chynal Lindsey was found lifeless in a Dallas lake. A 22-year-old man was arrested in connection along with her homicide.
“I really love her so much, I miss her so much,” Acebron advised WTSP 10Information. “We just want to see her alive.”
Anyone with details about Pauline del Mundo ought to name DFW Airport Detective Sgt. Karl Ross at 972-391-7221.