Solano County sheriff seeking leads from public in 20-year-old case

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Heather Lee Ann Hibbs (Courtesy photo)

The Solano County Sheriff’s Office has taken to social media for leads in a 20-year-old cold case.

There is a $50,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in the death of Heather Lee Ann Hibbs, 21. Her body was found Feb. 10, 2002, in an irrigation canal near the intersection of Brown and Salem roads, east of Vacaville, the sheriff’s
social media post said.

The Solano County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office determined the cause of death to be blunt force trauma, the Sheriff’s Office reported.

Hibbs was reported missing Jan. 29, 2002, by the Vacaville Police Department, when her mother discovered she had walked away from St. Anthony’s Farm, which includes a drug and alcohol recovery program, outside Petaluma on Jan. 4.

She was seen in San Francisco around Jan. 11 and not long after that was seen leaving with an unknown person in a blue truck from the Solano Town Center in Fairfield, the Sheriff’s Office reported.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Solano County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 707-784-1963.

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