Christine Fuentes

  • Cold Case (Missing)

About Christine Fuentes's case

Christine Fuentes, 9, and her mother Yolanda Fuentes, 30, were last seen at Vernal Falls in Yosemite National Park. The two were enjoying an outing with several other relatives, taking photos near the ledge of the falls.

While the family were taking photos, a hat fell into the water and little Christine reached over to try and grab it. The strong current got a hold of Christine and pulled her into the water. Her mother immediately chased after Christine and also got swept by the current. Both Christine and Yolanda were swept over Vernal Falls.

About 2 months later, Yolanda’s remains were found. Christine was never found, and she remains missing.

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Investigative Details

  • Foul Play Suspected: No
  • Suicide Suspected: No
  • Cause of Death: Not Applicable

Significant Dates

  • Reported Missing: Thursday, June 18, 1970 (54 years ago)
  • Date Found: No Date Available

Administrative Details

Monday, January 8, 2024 (5 months ago)

Missing NPF Public Identification Number (MPID) 10191

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