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Husband Pleads for Missing Wife's Whereabouts

Sal DiPiazza is urging anyone with information about Megan DiPiazza's whereabouts to tell police immediately. She went missing more than a week ago, on Nov. 11.

Sal DiPiazza wants to know what happened to his wife, Megan DiPiazza. 

The 33-year-old La Crescenta mother of two went missing last Sunday, Nov. 11, following an argument over the fate of their marriage, Sal DiPiazza told Patch.

Investigators have not released further information about Megan DiPiazza because she is considered a voluntary missing person, said Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz. 

"They call this a voluntary missing person. But this is not a voluntary missing person to me," Sal DiPiazza said. 

Megan is a mother to a 13-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son, he said.

"She can’t stay away from her child for more than a day without checking or calling," Sal DiPiazza said. 

Investigators went to her Sunland apartment and found her purse and wallet were there, he said. 

"The only thing we noticed missing was her driver’s license, her debit card and her phone. There were no clothes packed or any make up. So she literally must have had her license or ATM card in her pocket and grabbed her car and took off," DiPiazza said. 

Since police found a "note saying goodbye" at the bottom of a trash can, he said. Family and friends have called local hospitals and rehabilitation centers to find information about her.

Police have said she has a history of depression. 

"I just don't know how long it takes for Glendale Police Department to go from voluntary missing person to kidnapping or abduction. She’s got to be checked in somewhere," he said. 

There is no activity on her card or phone, he said. 

"We’ve been trying to follow up with any friends or family, or somebody who might see her," he said. 

DiPiazza said media reports indicating his wife could be with friends is not true. 

"She was by herself. It’s not true that she was with friends. We don’t know if she went to a friend’s house or just went for a drive. It’s not like her to leave for long periods of time," he said. 

Megan and Sal DiPiazza separated about a month ago, with Megan getting her own apartment in Sunland. 

"We’ve been working on our marriage with some time to separate and work things over," he said. 

The couple went out to dinner earlier that week, he said. 

"She loves her job. She loved going to work. She’s a workaholic. She was working late just to get some extra money. Even if she was working late, even before she moved out, she would call me. She would always check in," DiPiazza said. 

Sal DiPiazza is continuing to work with family, friends, Glendale Police Department, Los Angeles Police Department and the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station to find Megan. 

His 13-year-old daughter is from a previous relationship and will be spending time with her other side of the family, he said. His 5-year-old son does not know his mother is missing. 

"My son doesn’t know what’s going on... he just thinks mommy’s working late," he said.  

"I was with her the last 10 years. This is just not her style and it’s not the way she is. She’s a very self-concious person. She had her bag with her beef jerky and her sodas. She’d bring her make up bag with her even to the grocery store. She’s not the kind of person who would hop in her car and take off," he said.

Megan DiPiazza is 33-years-old, with blond hair, green eyes, 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 122 pounds. She has naturally curly hair. 

Her vehicle is a 2013 Gray Toyota Scion plate number 6XJR885 (Vehicle may not have any plates on it). 

Anyone with information that would lead to her whereabouts is urged to contact Glendale Police Sgt. Jeff Newton at (818) 548-3987 or (818) 548-4840.

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ROBERT E. FISHBACK November 20, 2012 at 01:52 AM
While this account is troubling, it does have a hopeful side. The man mentions an argument, not a discussion. Safe to say, the lady left in a heated state..angry. The note in the trash can indicates she wrote something, probably in a state of anger, but changed her mind on what she said. That is encouraging. Maybe her disappearance is a kind of punishment to certain parties. Just because she was not with friends, does not mean she is not with friends now. Her working for "extra money" might mean she anticipated something coming. I have my suspicions, but cannot share them here. I fully believe she is alive. Funny he would mention abduction. I believe the investigators report on being with friends over the man's statement "that is not true". How does he know? She is alive and everything will turn out including the truth of what really happened.
Gregg November 20, 2012 at 03:40 AM
I have my suspicions, but cannot share them here, She is alive and everything will turn out including the truth of what really happened.......do you know something we don't?
Carol Roberts November 20, 2012 at 06:45 AM
I think she is probably with friends and safe. At any rate I hope that is the case, It sounds like a troubled marriage that she wanted out of. As for her working all those over hours, I did the same thing when my marriage was not good just to not be at home. Maybe that is why she chose to work so much. I dont know she had her own apartment, seems like there is alot more to what happened with her and her husband and she said that was it. she doesnt have to be with him if she doesnt want too but I hope for the sake of the children she calls her family. Her children need to hear from her as well as her family at least to know she is alive and ok
ROBERT E. FISHBACK November 20, 2012 at 12:48 PM
Gregg...NO
Jesse Brown November 20, 2012 at 04:56 PM
Most new cars have cell phones, or GPS installed already. A good number of FINANCED vehicles have GPS installed as part of the contract so the repo men can find them when necessary. The FBI doesn't need to install their own devices when the manufacturers and dealers do it for them.
Sidney Schreiner November 21, 2012 at 12:13 AM
My heart is just broken for Megan, her mom. Sue, her children & all of her family & friends. I will be constantly praying for them. Life is difficult so many times & in so many ways. Megan so many really care, & have also suffered but were able to come back from what seemed hopelessness May God bless you , give you His peace & courage to come back to be loved & helped. Miracles do happen & can happen for you. Everyone is praying for your safety & safe return. Sidney
Ronda De Santis November 22, 2012 at 02:47 AM
FISHBACK Maybe you should go missing. You have nothing of value to contribute and as far as I'm concerned are a prime suspect. I let all lae enforcements working on this case know that your remarks and thoughts are way to dark and twiisted. Never mind how inconsiderate. I already told u to knock it off you son of a bitch! You know how t the end of you post it asks the question "reject". For you that is not a verb, it's a noun.
Diana R Rising November 23, 2012 at 07:47 PM
Ronda De Santis, your post on Nov. 21st is really mean. The weird thing is that you are objecting to someone else's posts (which are fine), but your post is awful. I am flagging your post as inappropriate.
Carol Roberts December 03, 2012 at 05:28 AM
Has Megan been found yet? Has her family heard from her. She has been on my mind and I have not seen any updates. I do pray her family has heard from her and she is ok.

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