Texas Tech graduate missing in Peru, family asking for public help

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According to the Detroit Free Press and other sources, Carla Valpeoz, 35, went missing on December 12 while traveling in Peru.  EverythingLubbock.com confirmed that Valpeoz is a 2008 Texas Tech graduate.

According to information from the website of Mobility International USA, Valpeoz first began studying Arabic as an undergraduate at Texas Tech University, which then led her desire to study abroad.  

Carlos Valpeoz wrote on Facebook, “My sister Carla Valpeoz is missing in Peru.” 

“She was last seen at 4am December 12th at the Pariwana Hostal in Cusco,” Carlos wrote. “She may have been traveling to The Sacred Valley, Mountain of Seven Colors, Pisco, Macchu Piccu or other tour sites in the Cusco region by herself.”

Valpeoz is described as having “extremely low vision” and uses a cane for mobility.  

Anyone with information can contact police, or Carlos Valpeoz at 210-326-8887 or c.valpeoz@gmail.com

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