26 year old Michelle Le went disappeared on May 27, 2011 when she went missing from Kaiser Permanente Hayward Medical Center during an evening nursing class. She has not been heard from or seen since. Police had previously considered the case a homicide and stated that Giselle Esteban was a person of interest.
However, on Wednesday Alameda Police arrested Giselle Esteban a high school friend of Michelle Le in Union City on a murder charge. Giselle Esteban was reported to have said that she openly hated Le for stealing her boyfriend, but had nothing to do with Le’s disappearance. An Alameda County Superiors Court judge authorized a probable cause arrest warrant in the name of Giselle Esteban for the crime of murder. Esteban was arrested at 10 AM as she left her residence in Union City.
Hayward, California police announced Wednesday that they made an arrest in the case of missing nursing student Michelle Le.
Alameda Police arrested Giselle Esteban a high school friend of Le’s Wednesday in Union City on a murder charge.
Esteban was named a person of interest in the case by investigators back in June.
More on the evidence on the murder of Michelle Le.
“Some of the compelling evidence leading to Esteban’s arrest for the murder of Michelle Lee are blood stains located inside Michel’s car have been analyzed in a crime lab and have been confirmed that Michelle was the source of those blood stains security camera footage at the Kaiser hospital where Michel’s car had been reveals that Esteban was present both before and after Michel’s disappearance. Physical evidence has identified that Esteban had been inside the vehicle cell phone records and cell tower activations show that Michel’s phone and Esteban’s phone travelled on a similar path from the Keiser Hospital area toward locations in Alameda County immediately after Michelle’s disappearance.