Suspect to be formally billed Thursday
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) – New specifics on the double murder that transpired on Magnolia Avenue in Yuma. Law enforcement have exposed the relationship concerning the two victims. The criminal offense scene was even now energetic much more than 24 hrs right after police responded to the property Tuesday morning.
Law enforcement obtained a contact of a gentleman threatening to eliminate himself. They arrived to uncover the bodies of a mom and son now recognized as 25-year previous Tamacia Wilder and two-yr-aged Roy Wilder.
Police also confirmed the bring about of death appears to be severe blunt drive trauma.
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A single neighbor states he’s surprised.
“We were being at work. We did not listen to absolutely nothing. It was rather odd. Yeah, it is really tranquil. No no one fights all over right here. It is just a really quiet community,” states resident Cesar Magallanes.
The suspect, 28-yr-outdated Trevon Wilhite, is a previous Marine and was arrested on costs of very first-diploma murder and tampering with proof.
Yuma law enforcement say the mom and Wilhite understood each and every other, but yet again her son was not relevant to the suspect. These who understood the victims took to social media with their grief.
A single indicating they’ve identified the mom for above 20 many years and that she was “a stunning young girl within and out.’ A further expressing ‘you killed a person of my childhood buddies and her son.’
The Public Affairs Office environment at the Maritime Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma confirms Wilhite was stationed on the base about two-many years back. MCAS Yuma has declined to supply any further more comment on the situation.
YPD says far more details will be released quickly. The investigation is understandably ongoing. Wilhite will be in court to be formally charged Thursday afternoon.
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