Specialized investigators join the search for the missing High Desert woman
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department now confirms that investigators from the Specialized Investigations Division now join the search to locate Lauren Cho.
Morongo Basin Station detectives and search and rescue members are trying to locate the woman who has been missing from the high desert since July. Lauren Cho, also known as “El” mysteriously disappeared from Yucca Valley on June 28.
Investigators say it was late in the afternoon when “she allegedly walked away from the residence where she resided in the 8600 block of Benmar Trail.”
According to the San Bernardino County website, “The Specialized Investigations Division includes details on homicides, details on crimes against children, and polygraph details. These details investigate a variety of major crimes, including homicides, suspicious deaths, deaths in custody, involved shootings, child pornography, child abuse and various other crimes against children. The staff assigned to the division is made up of highly qualified investigators and experienced people who use the latest technology to investigate and resolve cases. “
The homicide service is made up of five sergeants, 22 detectives and two investigators. Four members are specifically assigned to handle unresolved cases.
News Channel 3 has been following this case for months.
If you have any information to report:
- Anyone with information regarding Ms. Cho’s search is urged to contact Detective Edward Hernandez or Sergeant Justin Giles, Specialized Investigations Division, at (909) 387-3589.
- You can remain anonymous by contacting the We-Tip hotline at 800-78-CRIME (27463) or at www.wetip.com.
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