Lauren Cho missing update! – Found dead in Yucca Valley

Lauren Cho missing – Death – Obituary – Cause of death: Remains found in Yucca Valley confirmed as woman missing from Benmar Trail since June.

California, US State – Lauren Cho, a 30-year-old who was reportedly seen last on June 28th, 2021 at about 5:10 pm walking away from her home in the 8600 block of Benmar Trail has now been found dead.

Lauren Cho death:

A news release has now confirmed that the body found in Yucca Valley has now been identified as Lauren Cho who has been missing from Benmar Trail in Yucca Valley since June 28, 2021.

The cause of death of Lauren has not been given as an autopsy is to be carried out. The Coroner Division of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said “The cause and manner of death are pending toxicology result.”

The police have offered their condolences to the family of the missing woman.


Lauren Cho, 30-year-old is one of the missing person’s case that the recent Gabby Petito’s case brought the internet attention to.

The 30-year-old was reportedly seen last on June 28th, 2021 at about 5:10 pm. She was said to have walked away from her home in the 8600 block of Benmar Trail and has not been seen or heard from since then.

Who is Lauren Cho?

Lauren is a 30-year-old Korean-American woman. She was said to have been leaving on a converted bus in Morongo Valley with her Ex, Cody Orell before she went missing. She was fondly called EL by her friends.

The 30-year-old was a private chef at her friend’s Airbnb.

What happened to Lauren Cho?

The question of what happened to Lauren cannot be fully answered at this time as she remains missing.

However, what we know is that Lauren was last seen by her ex-partner, Orell who said she had just left without saying where she was headed. He said “On Sunday, she was going out to meet someone and wasn’t saying who. I didn’t pry into it then, but of course, now I wish.”

What are authorities doing to help find Lauren Cho?

Authorities have been doing their best to find the 30-year-old. Several extensive searches has been carried out over the past month.

Recently, homicide and suspicious death investigators have joined in the case.

‘Detectives assigned to the Morongo Basin Station and Search and Rescue members executed a search warrant in the 8600 block of Benmar Trail in Yucca Valley. aircraft conducted aerial searches of the remote mountain terrain near the scene. Ongoing search efforts continue with future operations planned as further leads are developed in the investigation.’

The police are urging everyone with information to come forward.

Lauren Cho description:

The 30-year-old is described as a Korean/American woman who is approximately 5’3″ feet tall and is of medium build.

According to her missing person’s report, she has long black hair and brown eyes.

Lauren’s last known clothing description was given as a yellow t-shirt and jean shorts.