Mother recounts life of daughter she lost to sex trafficking

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Albuquerque detectives say Tobi Stanfill had been sold for sex, held in a dog crate, and tortured before she was found murdered in January.

Stanfill's trafficker and alleged murderer have both been arrested, but it all came too late.

“She wasn't a bad person. She loved life,” said Cynthia Salazar. “She was a person who always wanted to make sure everybody ok. Cause she was never going to leave a situation unless she knew everyone she loved was ok.”

Cynthia Salazar describes her daughter Tobi Stanfill as strong minded and selfless.

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