Elaine Park went missing on January 28, 2017, in the area of Dark Canyon, within Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.
On February 2, 2017, her vehicle was found south of Corral Canyon Road, located in Malibu, California, on the 26000 block of Pacific Coast Highway. Her belongings such as keys, cash, ID, and laptop were found inside the vehicle.
Search efforts were focused primarily near Corral Beach where her vehicle was located close by. According to The Local, The Voices of Malibu, "The law enforcement narrative in Park’s case immediately suggested she wandered into the ocean to commit suicide however, Park’s mother Susan suggests while she may have had periodic bouts of depression, there was nothing about her behavior to suggest she would commit suicide. By using the “suicide” narrative and releasing the vehicle into the custody of her family, prevented potential evidence the could lead to Elaine’s whereabouts from being processed."
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20 years old
Weight: 125 lbs.
Sexual Orientation: HETEROSEXUAL
Foul Play Suspected: Unknown / Undisclosed
Suspected Suicide: Yes
Cause of Death: Unknown / Unreported / Missing
Reported missing on January 28, 2017 - 2321 days, 1 hours, 41 minutes ago
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This case file has been assigned the Missing Persons ID 5068
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Judaea RojoJuly 9, 2021 at 8:38 pm
7/1/21 Update: Video footage and photos taken from the 101 to Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), ending at the intersection of Corral Canyon and PCH between the dates of January 28, 2017 and February 2, 2017, are being requested in hopes of aiding in the search efforts for Elaine Park. More here: https://www.facebook.com/helpfindelainepark/
Judaea RojoJuly 9, 2021 at 8:35 pm
1/26/21 Update: An award of $140,000 is being offered to anyone who knows any information pertaining to the whereabouts of Elaine Park. More here: https://www.facebook.com/helpfindelainepark/