Chula Vista police search for missing 23-year-old woman

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Milyn Elizabeth Chew and Aser Elsharkawy

Update: Police are working to identify two bodies found in a blue BMW submerged in Otay Lakes Tuesday night. It’s not yet known whether the two cases are connected. The car was located during the search for the two missing young people. 

CHULA VISTA, Calif. — Chula Vista police are looking for a 23-year-old woman who was reported missing.

Around 2:15 a.m. Sunday, Milyn Elizabeth Chew, also known as Milyn Navarro, left her boyfriend’s home in San Ysidro and drove to her family’s house in eastern Chula Vista, according to police.

Later that morning, her family found Milyn’s car parked at the home and her keys hung up inside the house. They could not find Milyn, whose phone went straight to voicemail. Milyn was supposed to work later but never showed.

Phone records show she had contact with Aser Elsharkawy around 2:30 a.m. that morning. Aser was also reported missing by his family and has not shown up at work.

Both families say it is unusual behavior. The relationship between the two, other than being quasi-coworkers, was not known.

Chew is described as an Asian/Hispanic woman, 5-feet-3-inches, weighing 130 pounds, with long, wavy brown hair and brown eyes.

Aser’s vehicle is described as a blue BMW 3 series with California license plate No. 6PWS494.

Anyone with information should contact Chula Vista police at 619-691-5151 or Detective Molina at 619-691-5178 or

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