Jessica Gomez, 26, of Fort Dodge, was found killed in a rural area east of Clare in Webster County. Her friend, Mackenzie Lee Knigge, 26, of Clare, a woman originally reported missing with Gomez, has been charged with first degree murder. Phillip Anthony Williams, 25, of Lafayette, Ind., also is charged with murder. Three other people were also arrested with Knigge and Williams in Indiana. Linh Ta/The Register
Before investigators found the burned body of a missing Fort Dodge woman or arrested her suspected killers last month, they found a bloody crime scene indicative of homicide, according to newly released court records.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — An empty, bloody crime scene in Providence. A burned body in Lincoln. And later, an arrest in Central Falls.
David DeLeon, 19, was arraigned Monday in District Court in Providence on charges that he shot and killed a man on Nov. 20 in Providence’s Lower South Side. The police believe DeLeon then disposed of his victim in a Lincoln field and set the body on fire.
The first indications of a crime came about when Providence police officers responded to a tip about gunshots on Gordon Avenue at 10 p.m. on Nov. 20. They found a bloody scene.
Maj. David Lapatin said officers believed a shooting had occurred hours earlier and, based on the amount of blood, feared it had been fatal.
Minutes later on that same night, emergency workers extinguishing a brush fire on Lincoln Meadows Road in Lincoln