A man who was captured for mercilessly killing a 12-year-old young lady lived only two entryways down from her, police said.
Roy D. Coons, 45, was captured Monday and accused of first-degree planned murder, first-degree lawful offense kill, endeavored assault of a kid, and bothered robbery, as indicated by the Metro Nashville Police Department.
Twelve-year-old Yhoana Arteaga was home alone inside her family’s trailer in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, on Aug. 10, when she messaged her mom at 5:30 p.m. saying somebody was at the entryway, the Tennessean announced.
Around a hour later, Arteaga’s family returned home to locate her dead inside the trailer, having been beaten, choked and incompletely uncovered, as per her post-mortem comes about.
Arteaga, who passed on from strangulation, endured limit compel injury and discharging with wounds and scratches around her face and neck, WSMV announced.
Medicinal analyst Dr. Feng Li, who likewise played out a rape legal exam, said her “silly” murder would frequent him for quite a while.
Sgt. David Kautzman likewise depicted the enduring effect of Arteaga’s demise, saying, “I’ve never observed anything this fierce in my whole vocation.”
Police at the time raised the likelihood Arteaga knew her executioner since there were no conspicuous indications of constrained section, and Coons was distinguished as a conceivable presume from the get-go, as per Police Chief Steve Anderson.
A month after Arteaga’s demise, logical confirmation including DNA assumed a urgent part in the 45-year-old’s capture, police representative Dona Aaron told the Tennessean.
Neighbors disclosed to WSMV Coons inhabited the manufactured house group for 10 years, and police said he has a protracted criminal record with 30 feelings since 1992.
Arteaga was an understudy a Liberty Collegiate Academy, and Mayor Megan Barry said at a question and answer session on Monday, “Our heart breaks whenever we lose a youngster, and the horrendous murder of this lovely kid, Yhoana Arteaga, truly just shook the Madison people group.”