Greater than three many years after a California teen disappeared, her chilly case is getting a recent look.
Police are asking for the general public’s assist to lastly give her household closure.
It has been 36 years since Sandie Silveria has heard from her good friend Susan Bender.
“She would not should be forgotten, we want solutions,” Ms Silveria – who, for years, posted to social media in hopes of discovering new leads – stated.
“She had this electrical character about her.”
Susan, who was 15 on the time, was final seen at a Modesto bus station in 1986.
“I stated, ‘OK let me know you are OK whenever you get there’, and I by no means heard from her once more,” Ms Silveria stated.
Investigators with Modesto PD have reopened the case in hopes that new expertise and can reply previous questions.
“The place is she, what occurred to her, and whoever did this, they be held accountable,” Ms Silveria stated.
“The hope of her being discovered alive just isn’t one thing you may realistically take a look at, however the hope of justice being performed for her, the hope of that is what occurred, and he or she deserves justice is, I believe, what would make us really feel a little bit bit higher.”
These theories had been by no means confirmed.
“I have not give up in spite of everything these years. I by no means will,” Susan’s mum Patricia Chupco stated.
Ms Silveria believes there’s one one who has the solutions.
“Her diary and private belongings had been present in another person’s house. Her mom actually thought that’s the one that actually is aware of precisely what occurred to Susan, and I agree,” Ms Silveria stated.
Modesto Police wouldn’t talk about any earlier or present suspects within the case however Modesto Police Division Police Detective Josh Grant issued this assertion:
“Given the circumstances of the crime, we additionally imagine there could also be people (beforehand unidentified) who might have pertinent info surrounding Susan’s disappearance.”
Ms Silveria hopes that by reopening the case, it may assist clear up it.
“I miss her, and I hope they get solutions quickly. I actually hope they put assets into this, they usually take it critically as a result of there have been folks out right here that beloved her and cared about her,” she stated.