The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Division is looking for the general public’s assist in its investigation of the capturing deaths of two ladies discovered early Friday in a Twentynine Palms house, in line with a information launch issued Sunday.
The division stated there are rumors of an arrest in connection the slayings, however “the knowledge is NOT right,” based on the discharge.
Actually, the division hopes the general public may also help determine the individual or individuals behind the killings of Christy McKissic, 32, and Renee Metcalf, sixty two, each of Twentynine Palms.
Deputies discovered the 2 ladies shortly after midnight Friday after responding to a 911 report of two individuals lifeless inside a house within the 7700 block of Bedouin Avenue in Twentynine Palms, the information launch states.
Deputies additionally discovered a ten-yr-previous baby unhurt inside the house. The information launch doesn’t state the connection between the kid and both of the ladies.
In line with the information launch, “investigators have collected a big quantity of proof and interviewed quite a few individuals,” together with a person held in reference to a Thursday night time residence invasion theft within the 6400 block of Goleta Avenue in Yucca Valley.
That man, Terrance Kennard Hodges, forty two, of Marvel Valley, was taken into custody after main deputies and California Freeway Patrol officers on a excessive-velocity chase in a stolen car starting about 2:30 a.m. Friday, the information launch states.
It’s unclear why authorities interviewed him in reference to the ladies’s deaths.
Hodges was arrested on suspicion of evading a police officer and theft and for violating parole, in response to reserving data. He was reported held in Morongo Basin Jail Sunday night and ineligible for bail, and is slated to seem in courtroom Tuesday.
The Sheriff’s Division asks anybody with related info to name Detective Marc Goodwin or Sergeant Jason Radeleff at 909-387-3589 or the nameless WeTip hotline at 800-782-7463. Tipsters also can depart info anonymously at www.wetip.com.