ANTIOCH, Calif. (KRON) — Two males had been charged with mutilation and arson in connection to the slaying of a younger Antioch lady whose physique was burned past recognition.
Contra Costa County prosecutors recognized two males on Wednesday who had been arrested after 25-year-old Mykaella Sharlman’s physique was discovered burning alongside the Mokelumne strolling path.
Ashton Montalvo, 32, and Deangelo Laraye Boone, 39, had been charged with felony arson and mutilation.
Antioch Police Division detectives are investigating Sharlman’s demise as a murder. To this point, nevertheless, no suspects have been charged with murder.
The sufferer’s household reported her lacking to Antioch police on October 16. Round 5 a.m. the next morning, native residents noticed a hearth and referred to as 911. Investigators suspect that Sharlman’s physique was set on fireplace after she had been slain.
“To take her physique and put it in a rubbish can after which burn her, is likely one of the most heinous crimes you can ever commit,” the sufferer’s sister, Nicole Eason, informed KRON4.
Montalvo’s prior felony historical past features a residential housebreaking conviction. Montalvo and Boone might be arraigned in courtroom on Thursday.
Sharlman was an Oakland native and the youngest of seven siblings. She usually taken care of her nieces and nephews. “She cared for them as in the event that they had been her personal. She was our live-in babysitter,” Eason mentioned.
Her life was violently reduce brief earlier than Sharlman may have a baby of her personal. Her sister mentioned, “My mom and my father won’t ever get the chance to stroll her down the aisle, or her name and say she’s pregnant.”
Sharlman was identified to her buddies as “Kayla.” She was sporting a necklace with a letter “Okay” pendant on the day she was killed. Investigators used her jewellery, in addition to dental data, to determine her.
The murder investigation continues to be energetic and ongoing. Anybody with further data associated to this incident is requested to contact Detective Whitaker at [email protected] or 925-779-6890. You might also text-a-tip to 274637 (CRIMES) utilizing the key phrase “ANTIOCH.” All textual content ideas are nameless and can’t be traced to the sender.