Nearly 15 years after Christie Wilson was last seen in the parking lot of the Thunder Valley Casino in Lincoln — and 13 years after a man was convicted in her murder — Placer County officials announced Monday that they had finally found her body – on the property once owned by the man who killed her.
“We are grateful to be able to bring closure to the Wilson family,” Placer County Sheriff Devon Bell said at a news conference in Auburn with the Wilson family and District Attorney Morgan Gire.
Officials said they were able to locate Wilson’s remains using new technology from ground-penetrating radar, as well as some guidance from someone they would not identify.
But they were adamant that they never received any help from Mario Flavio Garcia — the last person she was seen with and the man convicted in her murder.
Garcia is a “convicted
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