Orlando Moore & Portia Ravenelle NY Couple Missing in the Dominican Republic

Orlando Moore & Portia Ravenelle

Orlando Moore and girlfriend Portia Ravenelle left for vacation to the Dominican Republic and haven’t been heard from in nearly two weeks.

The couple who resides in New York suddenly vanished while on vacation and foul play is suspected. Their family hasn’t heard from them for the past 12 days. They were reported missing by their relatives who are frantically searching for them.

Orlando Moore & Portia Ravenelle flew out of Newark Liberty International Airport on March 23 for a getaway in the Dominican Republic. The couple was supposed to come back from their Caribbean vacation on March 27th –but they never boarded their plane. Their phones are reportedly going straight to voicemail.

Orlando Moore & Portia Ravenelle

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According to reports, the two had been staying at the all-inclusive Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa resort in the northeast town of Samana. Authorities confirmed they checked out of their hotel but what happened to them next remains a mystery at this point. The vehicle the couple rented in DR is also missing and there are no records of them returning to the United States.

Ravenelle’s family in the Dominican Republic has been searching for the couple to no avail.

A picture of the two was uploaded to social media where they can be seen riding horses during their trip. Investigators confirmed their car is still parked at Newark International Airport in New Jersey.

According to social media, Portia Ravenelle is originally from Mount Vernon, NY. She attended New Rochelle High School and later CUNY Manhattan BMCC.

Orlando Moore has a sister, Lashay Turner and a daughter, Krystal Moore. Turner told outlets “This is definitely not my brother,” “He’s not going to run off on a hiatus and don’t tell his family and his daughter. I’m scared, I don’t know what’s going on.”