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Who is Kristin Smart suspect Paul Flores?

KRISTIN Smart, a freshman at California Polytechnic State University, was last seen alive in May 1996.

Oor 25 jare later, she is still missing but presumed dead, leading to the murder trial of Paul Flores and his father, Ruben Flores.

Kristin Smart disappeared in 1996

Kristin Smart disappeared in 1996Krediet: Uitdeelstuk

Who is Paul Flores?

Paul Flores, 45, was reportedly the last person to see 19-year-old Kristin Smart alive before she mysteriously vanished in May 1996.

Op daardie stadium, the two were both students at California Polytechnic State University.

ons vra u genade en vriendelikheid terwyl ons deur hierdie stadium binne ons gesin navigeer Smart’s disappearance, Flores, who was later identified as a “persoon van belang” in die geval, was questioned by police about the encounter but denied any involvement in the case.

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Paul Flores once ‘confessed’ to Kristin Smart murder


Paul Flores once ‘confessed’ to Kristin Smart murder

Flores then went on to lead a relatively quiet life but made headlines in February 2021 after he was arrested on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a firearm, Volgens die Los Angeles Times.

A few weeks later, investigators were given the green light to use cadaver dogs to search his father’s home, which led to his arrest in April 2021 in connection to Smart’s death.

Op daardie stadium, he was charged with murder, and his father, wie is nou 81 jaar oud, was then booked on suspicion of accessory relating to murder.

When is Paul Flores’ verhoor?

Opening statements for Florestrial began on July 18, 2022, in Salinas, Kalifornië.

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The Flores men were first ordered to trial by a San Luis Obispo Superior Court judge after he had astrong suspicionduring a 22-day preliminary hearing that the pair had committed the crimes, Volgens Fox News.

Flores and his father have since pleaded not guilty to the charges against them.

Paul Flores is accused of murdering Kristin Smart

Paul Flores is accused of murdering Kristin SmartKrediet: AP

What happened to Kristin Smart?

Six years after Smart was reported missing, she was declared legally dead.

Omdat there are no remains, it is hard to say what actually happened to the college freshman.

Egter, prosecutors argue that she was killed by Flores during an attempted rape, Volgens Die New York Times.