Woman rescued after being trapped in billionaire's elevator for the weekend

A woman was rescued after being stuck in an elevator for three days

Neighbors are still in disbelief after a woman spent the weekend trapped in an elevator inside an Upper East side brownstone in New York City.

Fortaliza was cleaning the townhouse on Friday, Jan. 25, when she got stuck between the second and third floors, as per the report. She was taken to a hospital. Once they had the woman out, she was taken to New York - Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center for an evaluation.

Marites Fortaliza spent the whole weekend trapped inside Warren Stephens' building in NY.

"The employee involved has been a valued member of the Stephens extended family for 18 years", a family statement said.

The woman was discovered around 10 a.m. Monday when the owners returned and called 911, the Post said.

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The house is owned by Warren Stephens, the chief executive of the investment bank Stephens. The Forbes magazine one of the entrepreneurs in 2018, with assets of approximately 2.7 billion dollars (2.4 billion euros) to the 400 richest Americans.

The woman became trapped in the elevator at a residence Friday evening.

The cause of the incident is now under investigation.

An undated stock photo of a NY firefighter. No violations were found during the last inspection in July, according to city Department of Buildings records. It is not known whether Fortaliza had a mobile phone or if the emergency call button was working.

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