Suspect leaves woman's body in truck stop parking lotPosted: Updated:
The following is a press release from the Yuma County Sheriff's Office:
Nature of Incident - DEATH UNKNOWN
Location of Incident - 10800 N. Fortuna Rd.
YUMA -- On 01/03/09 at approximately 2258 hours, The Yuma County Sheriff's Office received a call that there was a female victim ( Later Identified as LOWER, Gwyane W/F/A 45 years of age From Wellton Arizona) located in the area of the dirt lot north of Barney's Truck Stop not breathing.
Rural Metro responded to the scene and the victim was pronounced deceased.
The Yuma County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Unit responded to the Scene and Investigation revealed that the victim in this case had met a truck driver by the name of BOEN, William 37 years of age from Oklahoma on the internet and met when he arrived in Yuma. During the course of the evening LOWER Expired while with BOEN and BOEN left the victim in the Truck stop parking lot.
BOEN was Booked into the Yuma County Jail on charges of negligent homicide and abandoning a body.
This case is still under Investigation and the victim was transported to Tucson medical Center for a Forensic Autopsy.