': One year later, the search for Lina Sardar Khil continues | Unsolved San Antonio
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her disappearance came five days before Christmas in December 2021 from her apartment, Villas del Cabo in the Medical Center. The now 4-year-old wandered out of her mother’s sight and disappeared. Lina was 3 years old at the time of her disappearance. She's 4 feet tall and weighs 55 pounds. She was wearing a red dress, black jacket and black shoes when she went missing.
San Antonio Police Chief William McManus remembers those first hours when the chances for a good outcome were at their highest.
"The beginning hours, the beginning moments of her going missing...I mean, we started fast. We had resources on the scene from the Federal Bureau of Investigations," McManus said. "We checked everywhere. We checked dumpsters, we checked closets. We searched every single apartment in that complex, some more than once. We had cadaver dogs going through that apartment complex."
Law enforcement even checked every vehicle coming in and out of the complex.
"We didn't want anything to get in or out of that complex without us knowing what was in that vehicle."
McManus also remembers when the hope began to fade.
"Then, when nobody was coming up with anything, it was like you're kind of left shaking your head