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.
Who is Paul Flores?
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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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.
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 Flores’ trial 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 a “strong suspicion” during 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.
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.