Texas EquuSearch returns to search for Cheryl Coker of Riverside

Texas EquuSearch, Ohio / Midwest Chapter, will be back in the area this month to resume its search for the remains of Cheryl Coker of Riverside.

>> Cheryl Coker homicide: Public joins search in April

The organization stated in a Facebook announcement posted Friday afternoon that the search will commence at 8 a.m. Sept. 28 and the command center is to be at St. Helen's Church, 5086 Burkhardt Road, in the “Smith” building.

All searchers must be at least 18 with a valid ID, dressed appropriately for the weather and for wooded terrain.

The weekend of April 6 was the first time the public could join professionals in the last search for the Riverside mom. She is the subject of a homicide investigation.

Prior to that April weekend search, Texas EquuSearch spent six weekends searching the Dayton area for any sign of Coker. Each search turned up items of interest, the organizatin said.

Coker was last seen Oct. 2, 2018, dropping off her daughter at school in Riverside. Police have identified her husband, Bill, as a person of interest. Riverside police have not pursued charges against Bill Coker, who has maintained his innocence.

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