SAN LUIS OBISPO (KPIX) – There has been a major development in the disappearance of Kristin Smart, a Stockton teenager who disappeared in 1996.
Authorities are now searching the former home of the man who’s now been named the prime suspect in the case.READ MORE: New Facebook Whistleblower Says Executives Shrugged as Algorithm Stoked Hate, Misinformation
Smart was last seen at a part at Cal Poly. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office started searching a former home of Paul Flores, who was the last person to see Smart alive. READ MORE: CDC Approves Wide Range of Options for COVID Boosters
Detectives were using cadaver dogs as part of the search which could take two days to complete.MORE NEWS: Climate Change Disrupting Natural Cycles at Drier Lake Tahoe
Smart was 19-years-old when she disappeared. Her remains have never been found, but she was legally declared dead in 2002.