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A vibrant, young startup founder went on a work trip to Silicon Valley. One week later, she was found dead in the back seat of her car. What happened remains a mystery

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

On the night of her wedding anniversary, Agnes Valenti pushed roasted cauliflower around her plate at the restaurant while her husband talked on the phone. Their daughter, Erin Valenti, was calling from 2,900 miles away, in Palo Alto, California, where she had just left a friend and couldn't find her rental car.
The couple called her back after dinner. The 33-year-old entrepreneur from Salt Lake City who was traveling on business, had finally located the gray Nissan Murano and began the short drive to San Jose International Airport. She talked fast and erratically. And she wasn't making...
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A 33-year-old Utah startup founder went to Silicon Valley on business and was found dead in her car a week later. Erin Valenti's family searches for answers following her mysterious death

A 33-year-old Utah startup founder went to Silicon Valley on business and was found dead in her car a week later. Erin Valenti's family searches for answers following her mysterious death

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

Erin Valenti, a seemingly successful and ambitious tech founder, was on her way home from a business trip to California when she called her mother. She became confused and rambling.
Her family reported her missing after Valenti missed her flight. On October 12, she was found dead in the back seat of her rental car on a residential street in San Jose, California.
Two months later, her friends and family still don't know how she died. A police investigation is pending the results of the medical examiner's report, which takes several months.
She is remembered as a dogged chief executive and a...
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