Final Formal Water Search for Sierra LaMar

Santa Clara County Sheriff's Sgt. Jose Cardoza said that the last formal search will occur in the waters of the Uvas Reservoir.

By Lisa Fernandez
|  Monday, Jun 4, 2012  |  Updated 11:27 PM PDT
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The dive team has been called off, as the search for the missing teen has been unsuccessful so far. The suspect's mother says her son was fishing on the day Sierra went missing. The Sheriff's department says the searches will be more targeted from now on.

The dive team has been called off, as the search for the missing teen has been unsuccessful so far. The suspect's mother says her son was fishing on the day Sierra went missing. The Sheriff's department says the searches will be more targeted from now on.

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Final Water Dives in Search of Sierra LaMar

Santa Clara County Sheriff's Sgt. Jose Cardoza said that the last formal search will occur in the waters of the Uvas Reservoir.
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Divers were out for the last formal water search Monday in the hunt for Sierra LaMar, a 15-year-old Morgan Hill girl who was last seen March 16 and whose body has not yet been found.

Santa Clara County Sheriff's Sgt. Jose Cardoza said that  the last formal search will occur in the waters of the Uvas Reservoir. Any future water searches will be based on tips and leads, Cardoza said.

Antolin Garcia-Torres, 21, of Morgan Hill was arrested and charged last month for the murder and kidnap of Sierra. He is in jail without bail.

Authorities say that DNA on Sierra's belongings found near where she was abducted is a similar match to Garcia-Torres'. His family has previously told NBC Bay Area that they don't believe Garcia-Torres would have, or could have, killed Sierra.

Experts acknowledge that prosecuting a homicide without a body is difficult.

To see a vigil for Sierra held Friday night in Fremont, click here.

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