Details of Disappearance
Elks disappeared from Albuquerque, New Mexico on August 20, 2004. In March 2009, her body was identified. Her skeletal remains were found at a construction site in the West Mesa area of Albuquerque in February, along with the bodies of many other victims.
The other victims were Jamie Barela
, Monica Candelaria
, Victoria Chavez
, Virginia Cloven
, Syllannia Edwards
, Doreen Marquez
, Julie Nieto
, Veronica Romero, Evelyn Salazar
, Michelle Valdez
, and Valdez's unborn baby. The West Mesa murders remain under investigation.