David Pena: Boyfriend of 32-year-old Felicia McGuyer missing since 2007 arrested
MACCLENNY, FLORIDA: A 'fugitive' suspect has been arrested and is expected to face murder charges in a 2007 missing case of Felicia McGuyer. Even though the body of the 32-year-old woman remains to be found to date.
Felicia McGuyer disappeared in 2007 and was last seen at 17-19 Roxton St. in Dorchester. The Suffolk County District Attorney Kevin R. Hayden's office still has a status for her as missing. In connection to this case, they have arrested David Pena, 33, and the suspect is her boyfriend.
"On Saturday, January 14, 2023, members of the BPD Fugitive Unit arrived at the Baker County Detention Centre in Macclenny," the Boston police department announced in a statement on Facebook. It continued, "At the time of his arrest, the suspect was wanted on an outstanding warrant sought out of Dorchester District Court on a murder charge stemming from the death of Felicia McGuyer. Felicia was last seen on Sunday, October 7, 2007, in the area of Roxton Street in Dorchester. She was 32 years of age when she disappeared, leaving behind her 10-year-old son," the department recalled in the update.
The police department said, "Upon arrival at Logan International Airport, the suspect was transported to District B-3 (Mattapan) where he was booked in the usual manner at which time it was revealed that he was also wanted on an outstanding warrant sought out of Suffolk Superior Court on charges of Trafficking Cocaine. The suspect will appear in Dorchester District Court for arraignment on his charges."
Announcing that Felicia was missing five years back while seeking help, the Boston police department had followed the case while seeking leads for the suspect but to no avail until recently. "Help Boston Police Find a Young Mother Missing Since 2007," The department shared again in 2019. "With the holiday season beginning, the Boston Police Department is again asking for the public’s help to find a missing mother who disappeared more than six years ago," it wrote in an additional update that year. As per the police, she left behind her 10-year-old son, while her family remained concerned for her safety and well-being. Now, with the suspected fugitive boyfriend's arrest, the case may find closure.
Penna as per MassLive was transported to the Baker County detention center in Macclenny Florida on Saturday. With the announcement on Monday, people are reacting to the "great news." "Great job BPD and thank you all for your service and dedication and for keeping our streets safe God bless you all and thank you to all Law Enforcement agencies. Also, he should be put in jail for life in my opinion," a user commented. Others said they hoped it was justice to the family, son, and friends. Many anticipated that with the arrest, the possible human remains might be found as well.