Hundreds turn out for vigil for slain St. Cloud woman

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ST. CLOUD, Fla. – More than 200 people dressed in purple and black filled Lakefront Park’s beach area in St. Cloud, to honor Nicole Montalvo. 

Montalvo, 33, was last seen around 5 p.m., Oct. 21, when she dropped off her 8-year-old son with his father and grandparents at their home on Hixon Avenue in St. Cloud, Osceola County Sheriff’s Office officials said.

After three days of searching her in-laws’ property, crime scene investigators found remains later confirmed to be that of the 33-year-old mother. Montalvo’s estranged husband, Christopher Otero-Rivera, 31, and his father, Angel Luis Rivera, 63, were charged Sunday with premeditated murder in Montalvo’s death.