19 year-old Rebecca was a loving mother of two children, who lived in the Garden Grove area. She was last seen at 2200hrs on Saturday, May 4, at the Morada Inn, 8062 Garden Grove Blvd., Garden Grove. At the time of her disappearance, her children were in the custody of a close friend. All of Rebecca's belongings were left in the motel room, but she never returned for them.
On Mother's Day, May 12th, 2002, at 0800hrs, Rebecca's torso was found in a ravine near Cajalco Rd. and La Sierra Ave., in the Lake Matthews area of Riverside County. Her head and limbs had been cut off. She was identified through her tattoos. Her legs, wrapped in trash bags, were found located on May 18th, 2002, on Gavilan Rd., 1/2 mile south of Mulitview Rd. in Riverside County, a rural road a few miles from the ravine.
Her head and arms are still missing
Anyone with information on this case or seeing any suspicious circumstances occurring in the above areas during the month of May 2002, please contact Inv. Ricardo Fuentes at (951) 538-9344 or Inv. John Cook at (951) 538-9236.