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Lauren Cho’s remains positively identified in California desert

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The human remains discovered in Yucca Valley, Calif., on Oct. 9 have been positively identified as missing Korean American woman Lauren “El” Cho, officials announced on Thursday.

Case update: The disappearance of Cho, a 30-year-old woman from New Jersey, prompted a months-long search and sparked renewed debate about how missing people of color get little coverage compared to their white counterparts.

How the search for Lauren Cho has gained attention because of Gabby Petito and ‘missing white woman syndrome’

Lauren Cho missing persons case

A surge of social media users are leading a renewed charge to find Lauren “El” Cho, a New Jersey woman who went missing in late June after the case of a missing road tripping YouTuber made national headlines.

Cho’s story: On June 28, Cho, 30, reportedly walked away in distress from her residence in Yucca Valley, Calif. She was converting a school bus into a food truck and was working as a chef, according to Oxygen True Crime.