Posted: Jul 24, 2011 12:55 PM by Rachel Frost
Updated: Jul 24, 2011 12:55 PM
BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Sheriff's detectives found the car belonging to a missing Belgian woman who was living in Baton Rouge with a work visa.
Detectives located the yellow Nissan Xterra belonging to 51-year-old Sylviane Finck Lozada at the home of a family friend in Ascension Parish, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office. Detectives towed the vehicle and will process it for clues about the missing woman.
Detectives say Lozada was last heard from by her family in Belgium on July 11. She typically spoke with her family on a daily basis, according to detectives.
Lozada was a teacher at Brusly High School. A co-worker contacted Sheriff's detectives to report her missing.
Lozada is about 5 feet 4 inches tall with brown hair and green eyes.
Detectives say Lozada's husband and daughter boarded a plane in Dallas, Texas and traveled to Venezuela on July 9.
Anyone with information about Lozada's whereabouts are asked to contact the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office at 225-389-5000.