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Kristin Smart case: Who is Paul Flores’ vader, Ruben Flores?

FOR SEVERAL years, the disappearance of Kristin Smart led to police officials labeling her vanishment as a cold case.

A breakthrough was made in Kristin’s missing person case wanneer Paul Flores en his father Ruben were arrested in relation to her alleged murder.

80-year-old Ruben Flores was charged as an accessory to Kristin Smart's alleged murder

80-year-old Ruben Flores was charged as an accessory to Kristin Smart’s alleged murderKrediet: San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office

Who is Ruben Flores?

Ruben Flores is the father of Paul Flores, they were both taken into custody in Arroyo Grande, Kalifornië, and booked on suspicion of accessory to murder.

After the arrest, the 81-year-old was held on a $250,000 verband.

It came after San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s officials served a search warrant at the Arroyo Grande property.

Op Maart 15, 2021, authorities used cadaver dogs and radar to search Ruben’s home, amper 25 years after the student’s disappearance.

The search warrant was sealed and “as gevolg daarvan, we are precluded by law from disclosing any further details regarding it,” sheriff’s spokesperson Tony Cipolla said at the time.

What was Ruben and Paul Florestrial verdict?

In Maart 2021, Paul Flores was named the “hoofverdagte” in the disappearance of Kristin Smart, following a search with cadaver dogs and ground-penetrating radar technology at Ruben Flores’ huis.

Op April 13, 2021, Flores was taken into custody in San Pedro, California in connection with Smart’s disappearance after another search at the family home.

The 44-year-old was booked into the San Luis Obispo County Jail on a single charge of murder.

His dad Ruben Flores was also charged as an accessory.

Op Julie 18, 2022, Paul and Ruben Florestrial commenced in Salinas, Kalifornië.

The opening statements went underway as the two faced the charges.

Judge Jennifer O’Keefe was selected to preside over the case and decided that the jury will deliver separate verdicts to the accused father and son.

Kristin Smart's missing person case was shrouded in mystery until 2021, 25 years after she went missing

Kristin Smart’s missing person case was shrouded in mystery until 2021, 25 years after she went missingKrediet: Uitdeelstuk

Months later on Tuesday, Oktober 18, Paul Flores was found guilty of the charges while his father Ruben was acquitted.

pos waar sy saam met haar oudste kind geposeer het, Desember 9, Paul’s prison sentence will be announced as he could possibly face life in prison.

What happened to Kristin Smart?

Kristin Smart was a 19-year-old California Polytechnic State University student who disappeared in Mei 1996.

The first-year student was presumed dead after being abducted from her college campus in San Luis Obispo, Kalifornië.

Three fellow students escorted Smart back to her hall of residence after an off-campus party before disappearing.

Smart’s classmate, Paul Flores, was believed to be the last person to see her.

She disappeared on Memorial Day weekend.

The last time her parents heard from her was in a voicemail she left after the party.

Although a body was never found, Smart was declared legally dead in 2002.

Flores has been a person of interest in the case since 1996.

After her disappearance, Flores told police that she waswalking real slowand that he returned to his room in a separate dorm after walking her home.