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Laurie Pineda

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Potential clues found in search for missing woman

Pieces of women’s clothing are to be analyzed following a Saturday search along the dry Blanco River for the remains of a 24-year-old Kyle woman swept away by floodwaters almost seven years ago, authorities say.

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Search underway in San Marcos for human remains

The unidentified skull found on the banks of the Blanco River six months ago has apparently not been identified, though police on Sept. 9 renewed their search for the remains of Kyle resident Laurie Pineda, who disappeared...

Monday, April 11th, 2011

Family of missing woman awaits skull’s identification

Six years and four months have passed since Kyle resident Laurie Pineda was last seen alive, swept away by a surging Blanco River at the low-water crossing on Post Road in north San Marcos.

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Unidentified skull found
in Blanco River

A human skull recently discovered along the Blanco River near San Marcos has been sent off for testing to identify its origin, authorities say.