Vehicle Involved in Hit and Run Death of Teens Found Near Home of Mother of One of the Teens
Officer Cy May, a spokesperson for the California Highway Patrol confirms that the vehicle allegedly at fault in the fatal hit and run deaths of two teenage girls last night has been located near Fortuna about a mile from the accident scene. “We located our suspect vehicle about a mile or so from the scene itself,” he said. “The residence is taped off and we are awaiting a search warrant.”
May declined to confirm on what street the vehicle had been located. However, the Times Standard is reporting that the vehicle was found at the end of Becker Lane. (Read their story here.)
Marci Kitchen, whose Facebook page identifies her as the mother of one the victims lives at the end of that street. Readers are telling us that the vehicle was located under a tarp in the backyard. Officer May was unwilling to confirm that information at this time.
UPDATE Thursday: Interview with attorney of suspect here.
Latest information as of July 19, 2016: ‘Good Progress’ Learning About Death of Fortuna Teens, Says CHP Spokesperson
- Hit and Run: Child Injured in Fortuna
- Two Teenage Girls Killed by Hit and Run Driver
- Witness May Have Seen Vehicle Fleeing Last Night’s Fatal Hit and Run