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    Vigil Held for Pearl Pinson, Missing Vallejo Teen

    It’s been three years to the day that Vallejo teen Pearl Pinson was kidnapped on her way to school and what happened to her is still a mystery. Her family and friends held a vigil Saturday to remind residents that police are still looking for help in the case. Roz Plater reports.

    (Published Sunday, May 26, 2019)

    It has been three years since the kidnapping of Vallejo teen Pearl Pinson and her whereabouts are still a mystery. Her family is hoping for new leads in the case as they hold a vigil Saturday to keep her story in the light.

    Pinson was just 15 years old when she was abducted as she was on her way to the bus stop. Witnesses reported seeing a man drag her across a pedestrian bridge near Lewis Avenue over Highway 780.

    The only suspect in her disappearnce was killed in a shootout with police in Southern California the next day.

    "Everybody in my family, we just all want her home; we want to know what happened to her, if she’s even OK," Pearl's sister, Rose Pinson, said in March.

    3 Years Later: Vigil for Missing Vallejo Teen

    [BAY] 3 Years Later: Vigil for Missing Vallejo Teen

    It has been three years since the kidnapping of Vallejo teen Pearl Pinson and her whereabouts are still a mystery. Her family is hoping for new leads in the case as they hold a vigil Saturday to keep her story in the light. Roz Plater reports.

    (Published Saturday, May 25, 2019)

    Rose said she hasn't gone a single day without thinking of her missing sister.

    Tips on the case have stopped over time, Solano County Sheriff’s Detective Sean Mattson said. Mattson believes suspect Fernando Castro was responsible for Pearl’s kidnapping.

    Investigators and Pearl’s family hope the People article published in March will generate new leads.

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