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Vigil for Rebecca Modrall being held on 1 year anniversary of her disappearance


Next month will mark one year since Rancho Mirage resident Rebecca Modrall vanished.

Rebecca was last seen or heard from on February 5, 2019.

According to family, Rebecca told them she planned to meet her longtime boyfriend, Joe Coker III, at his home in the La Quinta Polo Estates.  After an interaction with a friend at a nearby Walgreens store, friends and family say they were not able to reach her again.

Watch: A Mother’s Mission: An I-Team investigation into the disappearance of Rebecca Modrall

Modrall's body was never located but the Riverside County Sheriff's Department considers the missing persons case a homicide.

"The not knowing is every parent's worst nightmare...She's a mother. She's a friend she's a cousin. She's our daughter...we're not going to just let this go. We love Rebecca. We want to see justice for Rebecca. And we want truth for Rebecca," said Rebecca's mother, Sarah Modrall.

Watch: 6 months later: Where is Rebecca Modrall? A mother’s mission continues

Rebecca's family will gather for a "Justice for Rebecca" vigil on February 8 at 4:30 p.m. at Freedom Park (Ronald Regan Entrance) on 77400 Country Club Drive in Palm Desert. The public is invited to attend.

Any information that could help in the investigation should be reported to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department Palm Desert Station at (760) 836-1600.

KESQ News Team


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