Crime Lab is Processing Evidence in Sierra LaMar Case

Supporters distribute Spanish-language fliers to try to get more tips from the community on the missing Morgan Hill teenager.

Evidence collected in the Sierra LaMar case is being processed by criminalists with the Santa Clara County Crime Lab, which is conducting forensic testing as investigators follow up on more than 1,200 tips that have come in through phone calls and emails, officials said.

A Morgan Hill faith-based event held over the weekend distributed Spanish-language information fliers to the Spanish-speaking community hoping to gain more tips on the missing 15-year-old girl, Sierra LaMar, who was last seen March 16.

Police and supporters such as KlaasKids Foundation have continued to expand their search areas looking for clues into the disappearance of the Sobrato High School teen.

More than 7,500 man hours have been logged in the case that is being conducted by federal and local law enforcement agencies, according to Santa Clara County Sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Jose Cardoza.

As a reminder, any and all information on the Sierra LaMar case should be reported to the Sheriff’s Office, Cardoza wrote. Tips can be relayed by calling 408-808-4500, the anonymous tip line at 408-808-4431 or via email at tips@sheriff.sccgov.org.

For previous coverage of the Sierra LaMar case, refer to the Sierra LaMar Disappearance: Comprehensive Updates and Information page.

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