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SAN BERNARDINO, CBSLA.com, April 2, 2016 — The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office has announced the arrest of a suspect in a murder that took place in 1976.
Larry James Allred, now 61, has been charged with the murder of then 19-year-old Cynthia May Hernandez.
The DA said that Hernandez left her home on the evening of August 26, 1976 to catch a movie at the Fox Twin Theaters in Covina.
Hernandez, a recent graduate of Charter Oak High School, never came home.
The next morning, her family located her unoccupied vehicle in the theater parking lot. They immediately filed a missing person’s report with the Glendora Police Department.
Nearly 40 years after her disappearance, a suspect has been formally charged in connection with her murder.
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Woman’s disappearance still unsolved, 2012, San Gabriel Valley Tribune
In 2011, a Larry James Allred and Robert Edward Smyrak were arrested for importing $2 million worth of knock-off Disney Pins. “In 1975, he was convicted of rape; in 1978, for kidnapping and rape,” the 2011 report
Allred’s 2011 arrest photo:
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