Body of California woman murdered nearly 18 years ago found in shallow grave

Cynthia “린다” Alonzo, 그때 48, and an Oakland resident, vanished on Thanksgiving Day 2004. She and her boyfriend, Eric Mora, were last seen getting into a car in West Oakland to travel to her mother’s home in 샌프란시스코 to celebrate the holiday, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley said in a Wednesday news release.

Mora quickly became a suspect in her disappearance.

Despite Alonzo’s body not being found, detectives pieced together what happened to her over the course of two years in which they investigated leads, 당국은 말했다.

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The body of Cynthia "린다" Alonzo was found on May 4, 거의 18 years after she went missing. Her boyfriend was charged with killing her and is serving 11 수감 년, 검사는 말했다.

The body of Cynthia “린다” Alonzo was found on May 4, 거의 18 years after she went missing. Her boyfriend was charged with killing her and is serving 11 수감 년, 검사는 말했다. (California Department of Justice)

Alonzo’s remains were discovered on May 4, when a crew working on the Oakland Army Base found a human body wrapped in tarps in a shallow grave. Police and prosecutors were called to the scene as well as one of her children.

The Alameda County Coroner’s Office conducted an autopsy and confirmed the remains to be Alonzo.

Mora was charged with Alonzo’s murder in 2007 and convicted of 2급 살인 3 월 2012. 그는 형을 선고받았다 15 감옥에서 몇 년.

The conviction was later overturned by an appellate court.

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3 월 2016, 그 confessed to the murder and provided a general location of where he disposed of the body but anextensivesearch by authorities still failed to find Alonzo, 검사는 말했다.

He was eventually sentenced that year to 11 수감 년.

Eric Mora allegedly killed Cynthia "린다" Alonzo, his girlfriend, 에 2004. She was found dead this month buried in a shallow grave, 당국은 말했다.

Eric Mora allegedly killed Cynthia “린다” Alonzo, his girlfriend, 에 2004. She was found dead this month buried in a shallow grave, 당국은 말했다. (Alameda County District Attorney)

The District Attorney’s Office fought hard for justice on behalf of Linda’s family. It was a long road to get here, and the family stuck with us along the way,” Deputy District Attorney Danielle London, who prosecuted the case, 성명에서 말했다.

We are relieved to have finally found Linda so the family can have a proper burial,” 그녀가 말했다. “For too many years, Eric Mora denied killing Linda until he confessed in 2016. May Linda finally rest in peace.

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