Remains of Missing Army Vet Navajo Woman Missing for Two Years Identified; Boyfriend Charged with First-Degree Murder
July 12, 2021
FARMINGTON, N.M. - Two years after she was listed as missing, a Navajo woman's body was identified through DNA testing on June 30, 2021. The remains of Cecelia Barber Finona, 59, were discovered in Clark County, Nevada in February 2021.
Finona, a 31-year retired veteran, had not been seen since the night of May 30, 2019 at her residence east of Farmington, N.M. She was reported missing the next day on June 1.
The story of Finona's disappearance made national news when it was featured in Dateline NBC's "Missing in America" in July of 2019.