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Posted at 8:20 AM ET, 12/20/2010

Ex-Redskins cheerleader missing

By Staff and wire reports

A former Redskins cheerleader turned Vegas show girl has gone missing, the Las Vegas Herald Sun is reporting.

Police are searching for Debora "Debbie" Flores Narvaez, 31, a cast member of the "Fantasy" show at the Luxor hotel. Police reportedly found her Chevrolet Prism with Maryland license plates abandoned in the northeastern section of the city last week.

The Sun Herald reports Flores Narvaez was born in Puerto Rico, but lived with her family in Baltimore, before relocating to Las Vegas to pursue a dancing career. According to her MySpace page, she holds a law degree.

In an interview on FoxNews.com, a family friend said Flores Narvaez was "kindhearted."

"She would give the shirt off her back for anybody," Asia Bosley told the news web site.

By Staff and wire reports  | December 20, 2010; 8:20 AM ET
 
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This kind a reminds me of the situation with that Nevada senator in the Godfather II, but I hope that's not the case.

Posted by: lwilliamson1 | December 20, 2010 10:07 AM | Report abuse

You know... I feel sorry for the family of this missing woman, I really do. But... why is it that a young attractive white woman gets all this attention when a young woman was found dead in a garbage dumpster right in DC a few weeks ago but there was just a small write up in the WAPO and nothing (to my knowledge - I can't watch all news stations at one time)on the evening news about her? Was it because she was a black woman? Natalie Holloway (white), Chandra Levy (white), Yeardly Love (white)and now this young woman missing in LV (white). Wasn't the young lady found in the dumpster (black) of any value as a human being? Didn't she deserve coverage like the aforementioned females? I am not playing the race card, but I think the obvious speaks for itself.

Posted by: OHREALLYNOW | December 20, 2010 10:41 AM | Report abuse

I realize Ms. Narvaez was born in Puerto Rico but before any of you can respond to the fact that I said she was white... Please understand clearly, that in America, if you are not black, you are considered white - no matter where you came from.

Posted by: OHREALLYNOW | December 20, 2010 10:46 AM | Report abuse

OHREALLYNOW - you're not playing the race card? lol, sure.

i would imagine that the wapo posted this because Flores has a lot of friends in the area that are forcing the issue. her image/story is all over facebook.

Posted by: marylandmymaryland | December 20, 2010 10:53 AM | Report abuse

what a sad POS ohreallynow is...try to keep your bigotry to yourself donkey

Posted by: underboss | December 20, 2010 10:55 AM | Report abuse

To underboss- While I don't agree with ohreallynow, your comment is worse and makes you sound like a bigot.

Posted by: jul1pa | December 20, 2010 11:08 AM | Report abuse

"Ohreallynow" you want to know why the woman in the dumpster is a non story?....I'll give you two reasons...1) things like that happen in the corrupt cesspool of a city we call DC EVERY damn day. They should simply extend the fences at the national zoo to encompass the entire city since 90% of it is inhabitated by monkeys and primates anyway. 2) The Post caters to that part of the population that can actually read and comprehend the english language, so you figure it out.......

Posted by: opticlguy | December 20, 2010 11:09 AM | Report abuse

Ex-Redskins Albert Haynesworth is missing too...

Posted by: PublicEnemy1 | December 20, 2010 11:10 AM | Report abuse

Ohreallynow....I think you should think before you pull the racial card....the title of the article is..."Ex-Redskins Cheerleader Missing" WOW that could be a really good reason why there is an article about her...Because she cheered for the REDSKINS which are our home team. I agree the girl in DC didnt get attention like this, BUT she didnt cheer for the Redskins.

Posted by: munchkinsmommy | December 20, 2010 11:14 AM | Report abuse

ohreallynow makes an EXCELLENT point, but I have to agree with munchkinsmommy and the fact that this woman used to cheer for our local team which is why her name and image are considered headlining news. HOWEVER, underboss and opticlguy are completely racist idiots who don't deserve the air and space they consume! None of your negative commentary will help find this girl so give it a rest!!!

Posted by: dcdivacb | December 20, 2010 11:45 AM | Report abuse

Ohreallynow....I think you should think before you pull the racial card....the title of the article is..."Ex-Redskins Cheerleader Missing" WOW that could be a really good reason why there is an article about her...Because she cheered for the REDSKINS which are our home team. I agree the girl in DC didnt get attention like this, BUT she didnt cheer for the Redskins.

Posted by: munchkinsmommy | December 20, 2010 11:14 AM | Report abuse
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...aaah and that is the only place it's mentioned. Never wrote about it. Doesn't matter who she is/was all should be subject to the same...

underboss and opticlguy= IDIOTS nuff said!.

Posted by: awfulexcuse1 | December 20, 2010 11:53 AM | Report abuse

opticlguy, but referring to primates and monkeys in DC I assume you are talking about your mother and father right? Thought so. Here have another banana.

Posted by: acindc007 | December 20, 2010 11:56 AM | Report abuse

The girl that was found in DC was reported on the news stations, so you might want to fact check before playing a race card.

Posted by: Ireland2 | December 20, 2010 12:08 PM | Report abuse

Sad. The cynical side of me says that she is dead. She was not kidnapped selling Girl Scout cookies door to door. She probably was affiliated with the seedy side of Vegas. After all, what 30 something year old attractive female with a purported law degree takes off to Vegas to be a "showgirl?" Let's not sugarcoat things, she was stripping. She probably fell into drugs. She also likely was hanging around with low lives and she unfortunately got caught up. Condolences to her family and friends.

Posted by: jab00 | December 20, 2010 12:11 PM | Report abuse

It is clear that people like that idiot opticlguy have no place online as well as in society. His opinions and views are cancerous, stupid, and do nothing but inflame bad sentiment. None of his comments come close to this city's standard of intelligence. In fact, he sounds more like your typical beer drinking, confederate flag waving, KKK member who's kids just taught him how to use a computer. Keep your racist comments and propaganda out of this forum. There are intelligent Washingtonians giving opinions here.

Posted by: betamax | December 20, 2010 12:24 PM | Report abuse

I feel sorry for the family of this missing woman, I really do. But... why is it that a young attractive white woman gets all this attention when a young woman was found dead in a garbage dumpster right in DC a few weeks ago but there was just a small write up in the WAPO and nothing
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cuz we in America. Blacks will never get the publicity as other races...period. she prob was caught up. In any case I hope they find her.

Posted by: 20bello | December 20, 2010 12:24 PM | Report abuse

Reread the article. She is Puerto Rican and missing! Why are we so quick to care what race someone is?

Posted by: tcg9278 | December 20, 2010 12:26 PM | Report abuse

So, my observations from the "discussion" are:

1) the young woman is Puerto Rican - not white.
2) the unfortunate discovery of the dead woman last week was, in fact, reported in the media.
3) "caught up" apparently means something.

Back to your regularly scheduled programming.

Posted by: bodypolitic1 | December 20, 2010 12:41 PM | Report abuse

Shut the hell up...all of you.

Posted by: JustBeachy | December 20, 2010 1:07 PM | Report abuse

Wow what comments, I cant believe how racially stupid people are. Puerto Rico has two races just like Cuba Black and White. Did anyone in D.C. go to school or did you just hang on the corner. As for the ex-cheerleader she might be celebrating in Dallas. Still cant believe we lost to Dallas

Posted by: Frank60 | December 20, 2010 1:12 PM | Report abuse

Seems this case actually shows how difficult it is to make racial categorizations, even though we all do it.
Some thoughts:
*Puerto Rican is not a "race" any more than Texan is. People of all skin complexions (not just black or white) are found in Puerto Rico and just about everywhere else
*A missing person story like this is of interest when the person is:
a) famous- goes without saying
b) rich -see a)
c) young
d) female
e) attractive
This case has elements c, d and e at a minimum.

It is a sad but true fact that missing persons cases of poor, old, guys (who are usually neither well-known nor good looking) are seldom of interest to the "news consuming public".

Posted by: OlSloaner | December 20, 2010 1:58 PM | Report abuse

I was hoping it was Michaele Salahi.

Wasnt she a Redskins cheerleader.

Posted by: qballgeek | December 20, 2010 2:14 PM | Report abuse

OHREALLYNOW posted:
...why is it that a young attractive white woman gets all this attention when a young woman was found dead in a garbage dumpster right in DC a few weeks ago but there was just a small write up in the WAPO...

This was news, especially in this area, because she used to be a Redskins Cheerleader, someone we all probably saw on TV or in person at some point.

Your comments and comments like yours that have no or little basis in fact, are uncalled for and they hurt those who have legitimate claims. These comments keep the real victims of prejudice from getting justice.

There are instances when your comments might be true, but not al all in this case. So please chill and make sure you have a valid claim before you cry wolf.

Posted by: Kolchak | December 20, 2010 2:58 PM | Report abuse

Well when she fills out a form that says her race she wont be clicking white. She is from puerto rico. She would click latin. Or is everybody white that isnt black?

Posted by: tcg9278 | December 20, 2010 3:13 PM | Report abuse

She undoubtedly gave one-too-many shirts off her back.

Posted by: lilhornie | December 20, 2010 3:35 PM | Report abuse

People!!!!!! You guys need to quit talking about the race crap for real! Some news make things a bigger deal then others, thats life!!! There is a missing person that needs to be found and that is what matters!!! If you dont like what a particular News station did or did not do then voice your complaint with them its not this girl's fault.

Posted by: phattiegirl692003 | December 20, 2010 3:36 PM | Report abuse

This will be breaking news on Nancy Grace for the next several weeks.

Posted by: zzishate@yahoo.com | December 20, 2010 4:26 PM | Report abuse

To: tcg9278- right on!!! And I'm still trying to understand why whites are not the minority... coming from trailer parks?!?!?!...red necks do not respond... stay in your lane- which is- of course- Iowa, WI, WV...

Posted by: 0126 | December 20, 2010 4:53 PM | Report abuse

The reality of this case, however sad it may be, is that race will always play a role in the lives of people of all races who believe that justice is blind. I agree that although the media did report the death of the young lady found in the dumpster, but it only received minimal attention compared to the young ex cheerleader in Las Vegas. Right now, we have one woman dead and another missing. We should be more concerned with finding the killers and abductors, not hurling racist comments at each other. One thing for certain, crime knows no color, anyone of any race can be a victim.

Posted by: betamax | December 20, 2010 5:08 PM | Report abuse

Snyder should put up a big reward for the person that finds her!

Posted by: MrWillie | December 20, 2010 7:03 PM | Report abuse

OHREALLYNOW is a classic example of Trollus Wapoidae. Plays the race card to pull in the dopes like opticlguy while simultaneously setting up the strawman of the woman in question being white, which of course she isn't, and which fact OHREALLYNOW knows.

But heck with it, I'll feed the troll.

I'm about sick and tired of people who think that any reporting about someone going missing or being killed or assaulted should be quashed if anything happened to a black person in the vicinity within the past month or so. Blow it out your ear, racist. Don't you ever get tired of playing the perpetual victim? Doesn't your self-respect ever kick in?

Also, try telling anyone of the various hispanic, latin, american indian, arab, middle eastern, asian, or pacific islander ethnicities that they have to either be white or black. For one thing, the US Census Bureau disagrees. For another, I've never met a Puerto Rican of any complexion who did not self-identify FIRMLY as Puerto Rican. So keep your hang-ups to yourself, thanks.

Finally, there's nothing wrong with drinking beer. Don't be a snob, betamax.

Posted by: whorton1 | December 20, 2010 7:11 PM | Report abuse

Show girl?? Synonymous with street life. Therein lies the reason for her disappearance...

Posted by: rpcv84 | December 20, 2010 7:21 PM | Report abuse

whorton1

Can we blog about a non white person without commenting either way about race? And can white people please stop calling everyone else racist to try to make themselves seem less racist. Finding black people with racial hangups does not make being racist any more exceptable by a white person. Whites are quick to point out the black racist but rarely acknowledge their own racism as a problem. They recognize Kanye West, Al Sharpton, Affirmative Action and the NAACP as examples of racist or persons with racist agendas but cant seem to recognize a white racist unless he is wearing a white hood while hurling a beer bottle from the back of pickup yelling the N word. You only see racism when the racist is someone other than your kind.

Posted by: ged0386 | December 20, 2010 7:45 PM | Report abuse

Ummmm, you do realize that humans are primates, don't you????

Posted by: Pamsm | December 20, 2010 7:49 PM | Report abuse

I agree 100% with OHREALLYNOW, when a white child is missing; everybody will shut the BORDERS down. I guess if they weren't so FKing dumb when they get DRUNK or HIGH they wouldn't leave with the first JERK and turn up missing. Now that’s a true statement. FU DONKEYS who will have a rebuttal to my true FACTS

Posted by: access11 | December 20, 2010 8:16 PM | Report abuse

And can white people please stop calling everyone else racist to try to make themselves seem less racist.

Whites are quick to point out the black racist but rarely acknowledge their own racism as a problem.

You only see racism when the racist is someone other than your kind.
Posted by: ged0386 | December 20, 2010 7:45 PM
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Agree 100% with these points- very well stated.

Posted by: mm14 | December 20, 2010 8:47 PM | Report abuse

i am not african-american, therefore i am white and racist?

Posted by: fatdime | December 20, 2010 9:36 PM | Report abuse

if you gotta ask, then...

Posted by: mm14 | December 20, 2010 9:58 PM | Report abuse

Betamax is the most sane person on this blog at this moment..... thank you for your calm and concerned and true voice... my prayers go out to this family ... I too hope they find this young lady alive...the sad thing is the more time that passes...the slimmer the chances of this happening ...however it turns out.... whether they end up rejoicing at finding this young woman.. or if they end up mourning a loss... I pray they will be at peace.....

Posted by: ReflectionofLyfe | December 21, 2010 10:54 AM | Report abuse

mm14 - racist
ged0386 - racist

Posted by: marylandmymaryland | December 21, 2010 2:26 PM | Report abuse

She was pregnant, the baby daddy did not want her anymore. Sounds like a Ray Carruth move to me.

I think that it's the baby daddy/ex-boyfriend.

Posted by: Special_One40 | December 21, 2010 4:45 PM | Report abuse

I don't think getting 'attention' from the news has anything to do with the woman being white and/or attractive.

I am a white woman, a model and if I was missing I highly doubt my family would make a big to do! Not saying they wouldn't be going nuts but I think it is 'the family' that reports to the news, to the people who can be loud and get it out there! The family has to be pro active and that is why you hear about those that are missing.
My family would NOT be pro active and it has nothing to do with my color or looks.

Posted by: lucca29 | December 21, 2010 9:36 PM | Report abuse

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