Cheryl’s husband William “Bill” Coker has been named as the suspect in the case.
Riverside police released a timeline of the events that have led to them naming Bill Coker a suspect in the case:
OCT. 2, 2018 (Date of Cheryl’s disappearance)
Approximately 7:35 a.m.: Cheryl's cellphone records show she arrived back at home after dropping off her daughter at school.
7:40 to 7:45 a.m.: Cheryl makes several Facebook posts.
7:35 to 10:51 a.m.: Cheryl's cellphone pings at her house.
Around 10:52 a.m.: Cheryl's cellphone pings near Kroger at 700 Spinning Road.
At approximately 10:52 a.m.: Cheryl's Toyota Highlander enters surveillance video in the parking lot of Kroger and is parked on the east part of the parking lot, closer to Clancy's Tavern.
A person dressed in all black, who appears to have a hood pulled up, exits Cheryl's vehicle and walks north in the parking lot toward Burkhardt Road.
At 10:53 a.m.: The person dressed in all black is seen walking
At approximately 11:13 a.m.:
A 911 caller calls dispatch.
A 911 caller reports a suspicious white male dressed in all black with his hood pulled up walking in the neighborhood a short distance from the Coker residence.
The 911 caller first sees the white male near Utopia Place at Mundy Court.
The 911 caller circles the block, because he fears the white male is up to something
The 911 caller see the suspicious man a second time walking up Spring Garden Place at Christy Avenue, toward the back of Spinning Hills Middle School.
The 911 caller states the man used his hands to conceal his face.
A second witness, whose name and information is being withheld by police, reports seeing the same man on Spring Garden Place at Christy Avenue.
The second witness sees the man walking toward the back of Spinning Hills Middle School.
The second witness reports how odd it was that the man was dressed for cold weather, despite unseasonably high temperatures on Oct. 2.
The second witness gives nearly the same description the 911 caller gave to dispatch
At approximately 11:09 to 11:10 a.m: The suspicious male is seen on four different exterior cameras at Spinning Hills Middle School. All four videos show the man walking toward the Coker residence.
At approximately 8:08 p.m.: Another video from inside Kroger shows Bill Coker enter the grocery store wearing all dark clothing; a black polo shirt, dark-colored shorts and dark-colored shoes. The video also shows a visible injury above Bill Coker's left elbow.
At approximately 8:11 p.m.: Bill Coker makes a purchase at the Kroger and exits the business.