Was there another victim before Cantu?

TRACY, Calif. The incident was reported on January 17 by a family in the /*Orchard Estates Mobile Home Park*/ in Tracy. Huckaby and Cantu also lived in the same trailer park before police found the little girl's body on April 10.

According to the police log, the woman who took the girl drove a purple Kia Sportage. Police towed a purple Kia Sportage registered to Huckaby the day after farmworkers found Sandra Cantu's body inside a suitcase dumped in a dairy lagoon.

The logs also said "Child is poss[ibly] with another resident's granddaughter in a trailer." Huckaby is the granddaughter of residents of the trailer park, with whom she lived.

According to the police report, after the girl returned she tested positive for /*benzodiazepines*/, depressants that are prescribed as a sedative or to induce sleep, relieve anxiety and muscle spasms and prevent seizures.

Tracy police said they could not discuss the reported abduction in January because it's part of the ongoing murder investigation.

This is the latest twist in the case against Huckaby, 28.

Huckaby's attorney, deputy public defender Samuel Behar, professed to have no knowledge of the case when contacted by ABCNews.com, but a court document filed by Behar Thursday indicated the request was based on the deputy district attorney's belief that Sandra had suffered "genital trauma consistent with forcible penetration."

/*Sandra Cantu*/'s private funeral was held last Wednesday. One day later a request was filed to exhume the 8-year-old's body so the defense for accused killer /*Melissa Huckaby*/ would have an opportunity to conduct its own autopsy.

Public defender Peter Fox told reporters that the exhumation was unnecessary because the medical examiner had preserved tissue samples that could be tested by Melissa Huckaby's defense team. So the request was dropped.

Huckaby is expected to enter a plea in court on Friday.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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