A MANHUNT is underway for five people accused of murdering a taxi driver and mother of two who was found dead last week, days after being reported missing.
Rossana Delgado, 37, was last seen alive at a mall in Atlanta, Georgia on April 16 after telling her husband she was picking up a passenger and would then be heading home.
However, Delgado, who was originally from Venezuela, never returned to her home in Barrow County that night and her body was found four days later at a home in Cherry Log, a small rural community 87 miles away.
Investigators have not released any information about Delgado's killing, however, five suspects have now been linked to her murder.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation issued arrest warrants for four of the five suspects over the weekend.
They were identified as Georgia residents Megan Alyssa Colone, 30, Juan Ayala-Rodriguez, 35, and Oscar Manuel Garcia, 26, as well as Mario Alberto Barbosa-Juarez, 29, of Oklahoma.
Police believe the group may have fled the state after the murder. A motive is currently unclear.
Colone may be using the alias Grace Beda and is believed to be traveling with her young children, GBI said in a news release.
The fifth suspect, who appears to be a young male, has not yet been identified but is being sought by police.
Authorities released two images of the man over the weekend and are asking for the public's help to name and locate him.
“Authorities nationwide have been alerted about these individuals,” the GBI said in its news release.
Delgado was reported missing by her husband eight hours after he spoke to her over the phone on April 16, when she told him she was picking up her last passenger of the day.
The mother-of-two was last seen on surveillance footage at a Ross store in Chamblee mall called Plaza Fiesta, next to another woman.
Friends and family were unable to identify the other woman to police. It's unclear if that woman was Colone.
Concerned for his wife's safety, Delgado's husband was able to trace her last movements through her phone.
He was able to track the device to a home in DeKalb County and said the signal was there for roughly one hour before heading to a public storage unit on Covington Highway.
There, he discovered a face mask with blood on it, according to 11 Alive.
Her body was found four days later on April 20 after authorities conducted a welfare check at a home in Cherry Log.
What led the authorities to that address is not immediately clear.
Deglado's car, a red Ford Focus, has still not yet been found, police said.
A cause of death has not yet been released, pending an autopsy.
Anyone with information about the five suspects has been urged to contact GBI directly.
The agency can be contacted via its anonymous tip line at 1-800-597-8477 or on its website.
“If you see any of these individuals, do not approach them. Call 911 immediately,” the agency said.
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