Relatives: Fla. Woman Missing From Cruise
Jul. 29, 2006
MIAMI (AP) _ Authorities were investigating the disappearance of a Florida woman from a cruise ship sailing along the coast of Italy, relatives said.
Family members identified the woman as Elizabeth Kay Galeana, 22, of Naples, Fla., reported missing Tuesday from Royal Caribbean's Voyager of the Seas.
Royal Caribbean confirmed only that the missing woman was from the United States and would not identify her, spokesman Michael Sheehan said Saturday.
The ship was en route to Naples, Italy, from the port of Civitavecchia, near Rome, according to Royal Caribbean.
Italian authorities conducted air and sea searches but had called off their efforts.
Galeana is the daughter of Frank Galeana, owner of the Galeana Automotive Group dealership in Florida, South Carolina and Michigan.
``We know that she is missing, but that's really all we know,'' John Scanlan, a sales manager at Galeana Chrysler and Jeep in Fort Myers, told The Associated Press on Saturday.