MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami police say they questioned the owner of a gray sedan that could be linked to a deadly hit-and-run that claimed the life of a 16-year-old girl.
Diani Gomez Sanchez went for a jog Saturday morning and never returned home.READ MORE: Fort Lauderdale PD Confirms Driver Accidentally Hit Wilton Manors Pride Parade Participants
Her body was found Sunday afternoon off the JFK Causeway on 79 Street.
Police initially thought it was a homicide, but said on Monday they believed she was the victim of a hit-and-run, prompting them to look for a gray sedan.
On Tuesday, police found a damaged gray sedan parked at an apartment building on NE Bayshore Court, just blocks from where the body was found.
Police said Wednesday they were waiting on lab results from evidence gathered in the vehicle. But there were no arrests.READ MORE: Royal Caribbean’s Freedom Of The Seas Leaves PortMiami For First Simulated Sailing
The owner of the vehicle lives at the apartment building where the car was parked.
Neighbors describe him as a quiet man who keeps to himself.
The family of Diani Gomez Sanchez said they are planning to hold her service Friday.
They are trying to raise money for her funeral, and to bring her father over from Honduras. Her family has set up GoFundMe for those that would like to help.
Her uncle, Denis Gomez, who found her body unexpectedly during a search, said he hasn’t seen any video evidence that she was the victim of a hit-and-run.MORE NEWS: Family Not Taking Time Together For Granted After Father’s Battle With COVID-19
“We are waiting on the autopsy to see if everything connects to what they’ve been telling us. We want justice to see whoever did this. That the weight of the law falls on them,” said Gomez.