Stephanie Parze, missing Freehold Township woman: Listen to the 911 tape
Stephanie Parze's mother Sharlene Parze calls 911 to report her daughter missing after not hearing from her on October 31, 2019. Asbury Park Press
FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP - Stephanie Parze, 25, of Freehold Township went out with her mom, sisters and other family members to a psychic medium show in New Brunswick on Oct. 30.
She returned with her family and said goodbye to them at 10 o'clock that night, the family has said.
She has not been seen since.
That Friday, Oct. 31, Stephanie was supposed to show up to her new nanny job. It was payday and Parze's mom, Sharlene Parze, said she was sure she would show up.
The close-knit family is always in communication, the family has said. Sharlene said she would talk to Stephanie four to five times a day.
So on Oct. 31, when Stephanie wasn't returning her calls or texts, she went to go check on her. When she got to Stephanie's house she found Stephanie's cellphone on the couch and her car parked in the driveway, but no Stephanie.
Shortly after the trip to her house, she called 911.
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"I told her to text me or call me when she got home and nothing," Sharlene said in the eight-minute 911 call placed around 8 p.m. the evening of Oct. 31.
"Apparently her so-called ex-boyfriend ... he said he saw her last night and he stayed there and had not heard from her since all day," Sharlene said.
Listen to the full recording of the audio at the top of this story.
Police have been tight-lipped about their investigation into Stephanie's disappearance. The last major update came when the only named person of interest, John Ozbilgen, hanged himself on Nov. 22.
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Ozbilgen was Stephanie's on-again, off-again boyfriend.
Seventy days have passed since Stephanie Parze went missing from her Freehold Township. Her parents still continue the search for her. Asbury Park Press