'Prime suspect' arrested in student's 1996 disappearance
April 14, 2021
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The "prime suspect" was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of murder in the 25-year-old disappearance of California college student Kristin Smart.
Paul Flores, 44, who was the last person seen with Smart on the California Polytechnic State University campus in San Luis Obispo before she vanished in 1996, was taken into custody in the Los Angeles area. His father, Ruben Flores, 80, was arrested as an accessory at his Arroyo Grande home, where sheriff's investigators conducted their latest search for evidence.
San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson said search warrants...