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Coker went missing in October of 2018 after she dropped her teenage daughter off at school. The case is being treated as a homicide investigation by Riverside Police.
Carroll said though the news is devastating, she is happy that Cheryl’s remains are home with her family and that they will be able to give her a proper burial. She said the discovery does give her some closure — but Cheryl will always be a part of her life.
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“No matter what, I am going to be thinking about her all the time and knowing now I will never get to see her until I get to heaven,” she said.
Carroll said the community support has helped the family cope and knowing people care means a lot to them. Carroll also said her family hopes justice will be served in the case.