BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - It was 30 years ago on Dec. 28, 1987, when 4-year-old Deisy Herrera disappeared from her East Bakersfield home.
Her mom Eva Hernandez died without knowing what happened to her daughter.
The toddler vanished while playing hide-and-seek outside her home on Virginia and Washington streets 30 years ago Thursday.
The high-profile abduction case of Deisy Herrera went cold after numerous leads never led to a suspect. To this day, Deisy's whereabouts of are unknown.
It was something that haunted her mother until her very last day alive.
Our sister station Telemundo was the only one able to interview Eva Hernandez in December 2010. She recounted the nightmare of not knowing what happened to her daughter:
"When you bury your child or something happens to them, you accept it, you know where to find them, be with them, but when you don't know?" Hernandez said at the time.
Hernandez suspected Deisy's father in her disappearance. Detectives followed that hunch to Mexico, but eliminated him as a suspect.
Sheriff Donny Youngblood believes someone knows what happened to Deisy Herrera and needs to come forward.
If you have any information, on the disappearance call the sheriff's office at 861-3110.
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