A MISSING woman's husband has been arrested for her murder 10 months after she vanished.
Maya Millete, 39, mysteriously disappeared in California back on January 7 – the same day she scheduled a meeting with a divorce attorney for the following week.
The 39-year-old has not been seen since she vanished in Chula Vista, San Diego.
Maya – who has three children, ages four, nine and 11 – last spoke to her family shortly before 8pm on January 7 from her home in Paseo Los Gatos in San Diego County.
Earlier this year, Larry was named a person of interest. Today, he was arrested for her murder.
Back in April, a source close to Larry told Fox News that he believed Maya was having an affair with another man and spoke frequently about paying someone $20,000 to kill her alleged lover.
The witness, who wasn't named, said Larry seemed "pretty serious" about the murderous plot and allegedly began concocting the plan last summer.
It was around this time that Larry first found out his wife was allegedly seeing someone else, reportedly telling family members "I want to do something to that fool."
The source claimed Larry spoke about the murder-for-hire plot on several separate occasions, including as recently as January 4 – just days before Maya vanished without a trace.
Despite the apparent threats made against Maya's boyfriend, the witness said they never once feared for her safety.
However, a member of Maya's family anonymously revealed to Fox News that she made a worrying warning while on vacation with loved ones.
'IT WOULD BE LARRY'
Maya, known as May to those close to her, is said to have told her family: "If anything happened to me, it would be Larry."
According to her brother-in-law Richard Drouaillet – who last saw the mom-of-three during a camping trip just days before she went missing – her marriage to Larry Millete had been plagued by troubles in the past year.
Mr Drouaillet said Larry had contacted Maya's family for help to fix their relationship during 2020.
He told Fox News: "He was more of an aggressor, trying to get us involved.
"He was trying to get us on his side, when we felt like it was a lot of lies that he was telling us."
Late in summer 2020, Mr Druaillet said he had an hour-long phone call with Larry,
"He just sounded desperate, you know, 'You gotta listen to me. It's her fault, it's her fault,'" he added.
Maya's sister Maricris Drouaillet told NBC7 at the time that her and her husband saw "a lot of arguments" between Maya and Larry on the camping trip in January,
"We felt sometimes uncomfortable about it, too," she said.
"But you know, we were just praying and hoping they would be able to work it out. We didn’t see this coming, you know, after that."
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