Park County News Extra

October 23, 2017


CBI, Rocky Ford PD Investigate 1982 Cold Case

Colorado Bureau of Investigation Release

Colorado Bureau of Investigation News Release

(October 23, 2017 - CBI Pueblo, CO) - As the 35-year anniversary of the disappearance of two Rocky Ford teens that went missing from the southeast Colorado town nears, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Rocky Ford Police Department (RFPD) are working to shed new light on this cold case.

On November 1, 1982, Victoria Sanchez (DOB: 03/12/1967) and Yvonne Mestas (DOB: 09/24/1967) were spotted leaving Rocky Ford High School in the afternoon hours, and were never seen again. CBI agents and RFPD detectives are currently following-up on new information developed in connection with the cold case.

Rocky Ford - Victoria Sanchez (DOB: 03/12/1967) Rocky Ford - Yvonne Mestas (DOB: 09/24/1967)

"Although decades have passed, we are actively working with our partners at the Rocky Ford Police Department on this long-term missing persons' case to help determine what happened to Victoria and Yvonne," said CBI Pueblo Agent Kevin Koback.

While CBI agents and Rocky Ford Police detectives cannot comment on the specifics of the investigation or the new information, they are asking anyone with details about the missing teens to come forward. To report a tip in connection with this case, please call the CBI Pueblo Regional Office at 719-647-5999, then press 2.

Link to the entry for Sanchez on the CBI Cold Case database, including age progression images:

Link to the entry for Mestas on the CBI Cold Case database, including age progression images:

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