Police: 3 Young Kids In Suspected Kidnappers’ Hands After Mother Was Killed

LEBEC (CBSLA.com) — When the body of a woman was found Aug. 14 in Lebec, LA sheriff’s detectives knew they had a homicide on their hands. Now, detectives say the woman’s children may be the victims of a kidnapping.

The body of Kimberly Harvill was found along Gorman Post Road, north of highway 138, in Lebec. Harvill had suffered head trauma.

The body of Kiimberly Harvill was found in Lebec August 14.

The body of Kiimberly Harvill was found Aug. 14 in Lebec.

Homicide investigators are now looking for Harvill’s half-sister, Brittany Humphrey, and Joshua Robertson.

The pair are believed to have Harvill’s three children; Ryle Watkins, 5, Brayden Watkins, 3, and Joslynn Watkins, 2. Humphrey is the childrens’ aunt.

 Ryle Watkins, 5, Brayden Watkins, 3, and Joslynn Watkins, 2, may be in the hands of kidnappers. Their mother, Kimberly Harvill, was found dead in Lebec August 14.

Ryle Watkins, 5, Brayden Watkins, 3, and Joslynn Watkins, 2, may be in the hands of kidnappers. Their mother, Kimberly Harvill, was found dead Aug. 14 in Lebec.

Robertson and Humphrey are wanted on suspicion of kidnapping, and detectives want to question them about Harvill’s death.

Robertson and Humphrey are believed to be driving Harvill’s 1999 Ford Expedition. It may have a California license plate, 7BEK024. The vehicle may also have temporary, paper license plates.

Joshua Robertson has a criminal record. Both he and Humphrey are considered armed and dangerous. Authorities say anyone who sees them should call 911.

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