YUMA, Ariz. - The Yuma Police Department (YPD) responded to a suicide call Tuesday morning, August 23 2021 only to discover two dead bodies.
Now a man from Yuma faces two counts of first degree murder. YPD says officers had been called to a house in the 100 block of S. Magnolia Avenue just before 4:30 in morning. They arrived to find the bodies of an adult woman and a little boy.
Officers arrested 28-year-old Trevon Wilhite on two counts of first degree murder. He is expected to be formally charged with the crime on Thursday, August 26.
The case remains under investigation. YPD urges anyone with information on the case to call (928) 373-4700 or 78-Crime at (928) 782-7463 to remain anonymous.