Yucca Valley, Ca– The Body of a 22 year old female from Yucca Valley that was reported missing by her family was discovered under suspicious circumstances. The victim was last seen on Friday, December 17, 2010, leaving her place of employment. The victim did not return home to her residence when expected and had not been seen or heard from. Family members reported the victim missing to the Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station. Deputies and detectives from the Morongo Basin began an extensive investigation during which they learned the victim was last seen alive on Friday, December 17, 2010, at the residence of Diana Marie Jordan, a 35 year old female. Jordan’s home was located on the 7300 Block of Goleta Avenue in the Town of Yucca Valley
On Wednesday, December 22, 2010, Investigators from the Morongo Basin discovered information which led them to believe the victim had possibly disappeared as a result of foul play.
On Wednesday, December 22, 2010, Investigators from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Detail were requested to assist in the investigation. Based upon information obtained by investigators from the Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station, a search warrant was served at Jordan’s residence. Physical evidence located inside of Jordans residence subsequently lead to the discovery of the victims body inside the attached garage of the residence. On Thursday, December 23, 2010, Jordan was booked at the Morongo Basin jail for murder.
The victims name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Detail. All persons wishing to remain anonymous are encouraged to call We-Tip at (800) 78-CRIME.