Solving the Brenda Sierra Murder - NBC Southern California

The shocking kidnap and murder of a 15-year-old girl that went unsolved for more than a decade

Saturday, Mar 7, 2015 at 12:01 AM PST

Brenda Sierra's Family Hopes for Justice

Brenda Sierra's Family Hopes for Justice

More than a decade ago, Imelda Sierra buried her 15-year-old daughter Brenda, the youngest of her three daughters.

Friday, Mar 6, 2015 at 08:04 PM PST

Woman Faces Murder Charge in "Cold Case" Kidnap, Murder

Woman Faces Murder Charge in "Cold Case" Kidnap, Murder

A 27-year-old woman was arrested and charged in connection with the kidnap and slaying of Brenda Sierra, 15, in October 2002. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

Friday, Mar 6, 2015 at 07:05 PM PST

"Not a Day Goes by When I Don't Think About Her"

"Not a Day Goes by When I Don't Think About Her"

Brenda Sierra, who was kidnapped and murdered more than a decade ago, was the youngest of her three daughters, whom Fabiola, the eldest, treated as if she was her baby.

Friday, Mar 6, 2015 at 08:12 PM PST
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By Jason Kandel

Brenda Sierra Murder

Brenda Sierra was 15 when she disappeared while walking to school in Montebello...View gallery

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Friday, Mar 6, 2015 at 11:51 PM PST

Arrest in 12-Year-Old "Cold Case" Kidnap-Murder

Arrest in 12-Year-Old "Cold Case" Kidnap-Murder

A girl allegedly coordinated the kidnapping of her friend, watched her being raped and killed by gang members 12 years ago and now faces charges at age 27, authorities said.

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In October 2002, high school sophomore Brenda Sierra was on her way to school when she was snatched off the sidewalk and raped and killed in a brutal series of crimes that mystified family and friends. More than a decade later, detectives announced an arrest in the case and vowed several more. Check here for unfolding coverage of the Brenda Sierra murder case.