Missing since February 1996 from Carlsbad, New Mexico
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
Yolanda Coronado was reported missing from her Carlsbad home on San Jose Boulevard in February 1996.
She was family-oriented and drove big rigs for a living. Even as a truck driver constantly on the road, Coronado would always contact her mother or her sister.
Coronado had allegedly had minor issues with her husband throughout their marriage. According to him, on the day of her disappearance, the two had a minor verbal scuffle, and she left their home. The husband told police that he suspected she had fled to El Paso because she had connections there. He left to look for her. He reportedly came back to town with only Coronado's truck. He told police that he had gone to a hotel near an El Paso truck stop that she frequented, finding her truck and returning to Carlsbad. He apparently sold all of Coronado's belongings shortly afterward.
There has been no movement on her bank account or her Social Security.
Foul play is suspected.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Carlsbad Police Department
Carlsbad Current Argus
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