CA – Growing mystery. Search for missing Merced mother of 8 leaves more questions than answers | MERCED SUN-STAR

It’s been about two weeks since a Merced mother of eight went missing near the California-Arizona border, and her husband said Monday the family is “consumed” by the mystery.

Ermelinda Alvarado last spoke with her husband, Jose Alvarado, over the phone on April 10, he said. He was in Texas on a trip. A few days later, according to Merced police, a car rented to her was found near Blythe, which is close to the border.

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CA – ‘We just need to find her.’ Merced man says his wife, a mother of 8, missing for a week | MERCED SUN-STAR

A Merced mother of eight has been missing for a week and her family is desperate for any information on her, according to her husband.

Ermelinda Alvarado has been missing since at least April 10, according to her husband, Jose Alvarado. He said Merced police told him last week that the 33-year-old’s car was found abandoned on eastbound Highway 10 near Blythe, a small town on the California-Arizona border.

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