Report: Remains of Child Mixed in with Hobson’s

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File photo of “Speed Freak” victim dig site in Linden.


A report from an forensic analyst at the Human Identification Laboratory at California State University, Chico indicates that the remains of two others may have been mixed in with the remains of JoAnn Hobson that were turned over to Hobson’s family.

Hobson’s remains were uncovered in Linden as investigators searched for the remains of victims of the Speed Freak Killers.

Hobson’s mother, according to the Stockton Record, turned her daughter’s remains over to the lab.

The remains of a missing 9-year-old Hayward girl were reportedly mixed in.

The analyst’s report also says that the remains were probably comingled as a result of large digging equipment used to excavate a well in Linden.

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