California investigators probing the disappearance of a faculty pupil in San Luis Obispo practically 25 years in the past have reportedly discovered proof that Kristin Good’s physique was “not too long ago” moved from beneath the house of the daddy of the person suspected of killing her.
Good went lacking in Might 1996 and Paul Flores, 44, was charged final week with first-degree homicide after allegedly making an attempt to rape her in his dorm room at California Polytechnic State College following an off-campus occasion on the time. She was a 19-year-old freshman.
His father, Ruben Flores, 80, was charged as an adjunct after the actual fact for allegedly hiding her physique. His house is about 13 miles away from the campus.
Investigators “are in possession of organic proof that makes them imagine the sufferer was buried beneath (Ruben Flores’) deck at one time,” San Luis Obispo County prosecutors mentioned in courtroom information, including there’s “damning proof physique had been buried in that location after which not too long ago moved,” in accordance with the San Luis Obispo Tribune.
The county probation report was obtained by the newspaper.
Each males deny any involvement in her disappearance. Her physique has by no means been discovered.
Ruben Flores pleaded not responsible and was launched on bail. Paul Flores is being held with out bail.
“Dozens of ladies have recounted Paul Flores’ sexual assaults and predatory habits that doc his 25 years as a serial rapist,” prosecutors additionally mentioned in courtroom paperwork, in accordance with the newspaper.
The arrests final week adopted important developments within the case lately as new witnesses got here ahead, investigators monitored Paul Flores’ cellphone and textual content messages, and searches had been performed at separate houses the place Flores, his father, mom and sister reside.
Investigators used ground-penetrating radar and cadaver canine in the course of the search.
Ruben Flores’ lawyer has dismissed the proof. “The proof is so minimal as to shock the conscience,” mentioned lawyer Harold Mesick.
Prosecutor Christopher Peuvrelle countered that investigators had discovered substantial new proof for the reason that searches final 12 months that in the end led to the arrests.
“Counsel mentioned, ‘There was little or no new proof,’” Peuvrelle mentioned, referring to Robert Sanger, Paul Flores’ lawyer. “Properly, then he should not have learn the identical warrant that I’ve. There may be substantial new proof.”
Fox Information’ Frank Miles contributed to this report.