Volunteer search efforts for 15-year-old Sierra LaMar continue in her hometown of Morgan Hill this week.
The KlaasKids Foundation is asking volunteers to report to the "Find Sierra Search Center" at Burnett Elementary School to continue the search for the teen girl this Wednesday and Saturday. Volunteers can check in at the Find Sierra Search Center located at 85 Tilton Road between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Volunteers are advised to wear long pants, and sturdy, closed-toe shoes. The KlaasKids Foundation suggests bringing a backpack with water, snacks, bug spray, pre poison oak lotion and a hiking stick.
Antolin Garcia-Torres faces charges of murder with a special circumstance of kidnapping. The 21-year-old Morgan Hill resident was arrested May 21 in connection with her March 16 disappearance.
Although the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office and the district attorney have made it clear they believe Sierra was murdered, no body has been found.
Garcia-Torres' next hearing is scheduled for July 10.
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