If you’re living on the Central Coast, Kristin Smart is a name you may have heard quite frequently in the past few months.
Smart was a Cal Poly student who disappeared during her freshman year in May 1996.
Now 25 years later, Paul Flores — one of the last people to be seen with her — is being charged with murder for killing Smart.
Flores’ former dorm room in Santa Lucia Hall is the place investigators allege Smart may have been killed.
Many students have lived in Paul Flores’ former dorm room in Santa Lucia Hall after Smart’s disappearance.