Field where Carlson's remains found
Carlson’s remains were discovered near Lone Tree Road and Sexton Road in rural San Joaquin County, a few miles outside of Escalon, on Saturday, October 16. Stockton police confirmed the remains were Carlson’s the next day. Jacob Evangelisti, who said he was Carlson’s boyfriend, said Carlson called him nine times from Gilley’s residence that night she disappeared, asking if she could come over. Evangelisti said Carlson insisted on walking to his apartment by herself, but she never showed up.