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Silvina Pelosso
Birth: 1983, Argentina
Death: Feb. 16, 1999
Long Barn
Tuolumne County
California, USA

Murder Victim. Pelosso along with Carole Lund and Juli Lund were on a vacation to visit the Yosemite National Park in Sierra Nevada, California. The Sund women who were from Eureka, California, and Pelosso who was an exchange student from Argentina were sexually assaulted and then killed in there hotel room. Carole Sund and Pelosso were both strangled and then put in the trunk of there car, but Juli was kept alive. After many days of searching the bodies of Carole Lund and Silvina Pelosso were found in there burned out car on March 21, 1999. The body of Juli Sund was found later on March 25, 1999, near Lake San Pedro, California. On July 26, 1999, Cary Stayner was arrested for the murders of the 3 women, as well as for the July 21, 1999, murder of Joie Ruth Armstrong. Stayner blamed the murders on his troubled life and mental problems he had as a child. Stayner's brother was Steven Stayner who made headlines at age 7 when he was abducted, but escaped at age 14, only to die later in a road accident. His story was featured in the television movie, "I Know My First Name Is Steven." Cary Stayner was later found guilty of the murders and was sentenced to death on December 12, 2002. For Armstrong's murder though he was given an automatic life sentence. The stoy of Cary Stayner and the 4 murders was featured in an episode of A&E's "American Justice" called, "The Yosemite Killer." (bio by: K) 
 
Burial:
Cementerio de Las Varillas
Cordoba
Córdoba, Argentina
 
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Oct 30, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8043514
Silvina Pelosso
Added by: Cristian Italia
 
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