Margarita Campos stated on CBS News’ 48 Hours in November that, once they parted methods on the evening in query, Kristin did not have cash, ID or her keys, so Margarita gave her pal her key to let herself again into the dormitory later.
“I used to be anticipating her to knock on my door and be, like, ‘Oh, Margarita, you missed a rager. And here is your key,'” Margarita stated. “I knocked on her door, and I assumed she was simply sleeping, or she went out and about, you recognize?” As for the campus police, she recalled, “They have been, like, ‘Are you certain she did not exit of city?’ It is, like, she has nothing on her…How might she have gone out of city?”
Margarita admitted, “To at the present time, like, I used to be like, why—why did I simply let her go by herself?…I did have guilt about that…However it’s important to perceive, she was a extremely unbiased free spirit.”
Authorities additionally entertained the likelihood that Kristin had merely run away, a notion her mom did not consider for a second, regardless of a lot she hoped her daughter was alive and nicely. Speaking to the Los Angeles Times in 2006, Denise recalled feeling as if investigators have been treating Kristin “like a misplaced bicycle.”
Searchers carried out a dig at the landfill the place the Cal Poly trash was dumped a number of days after Kristin disappeared, but it surely was 4 weeks earlier than campus police reached out out to the San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Division for help.