Parents Of Vanished Disney Cruise Worker Meet Ship In LA
The parents of Rebecca Coriam, a Disney cruise ship employee who vanished at sea, met investigators on Sunday in San Pedro as the Disney Wonder docked at the Port of Los Angeles.
The ship left Los Angeles last Sunday for a 7-day cruise off Mexico's Pacific coast. 24-year-old Coriam of Chester, England was last seen en route to Puerto Vallarta on Tuesday. Reports ABC Local, "She was seen early that morning making a phone call to friend, but never showed up for work as part of the ship's youth program."
Coriam's aunt reportedly told a television station that investigators know what the conversation was about but, "they’re not telling us...They say they’ve got to wait for the investigation,” reports CBS Local.
The Bahamian Maritime Authority is leading the investigation as the vessel is registered in the Bahamas and the Mexican Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard are also participating.
Disney Cruise Line issued a statement Sunday morning:
We have been doing everything possible to find Rebecca Coriam including conducting multiple shipboard searches, the latest one as recently as Saturday. In addition, we have been working with all of the appropriate authorities. Rebecca's disappearance has been difficult for everyone at Disney Cruise Line. We've been in close contact with the Coriam family, and we're assisting them in any way we can.
In a statement Saturday, the Royal Bahamas Police Force said:
With regards to the missing person report of Miss Rebecca Coriam from the Disney Wonder cruise ship, we wish to advise that the investigation is still ongoing. Disney is fully cooperating with this investigation. We will make available any new development as soon as they occur.
Coriam's parents are in Los Angeles with plans to board the ship, speak with investigators, and gather their daughter's belongings