LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A woman and her boyfriend were charged Thursday with the murder of her stepsister, who was found dead last month in northern Los Angeles County.
Britney Sue Humphrey, 22, and Joshua Aaron Robertson, 27, are charged in the death of a 26-year-old Kimberly Harvill of Fresno and were previously charged with kidnapping her three young children.READ MORE: Deadly Multi-Vehicle Collision Strikes Apartment Building In Pacoima, Leaves 1 Dead, 5 Others Transported To Hospital
Harvill’s body was found Aug. 14 in some brush by a motorist traveling along Gorman Post Road, north of State Route 138. She had been shot in the upper body, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Humphrey and Robertson were arrested Aug. 25 in Pueblo, Colo., one day after Harvill’s three young children – ages 2, 3 and 5 – were found safe in a motel outside Albuquerque in the care of a good Samaritan who notified local law enforcement.
The newly amended criminal complaint alleges that Robertson shot Harvill with a handgun. He also faces a felony count of possession of a firearm by a felon with two priors.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Among LAPD And LAFD Well Behind County Residents
Robertson is scheduled to be arraigned Friday in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom. Humphrey has not yet been sent to Los Angeles County from Colorado.
The criminal complaint alleges Robertson was convicted in Fresno County in 2014 of being a felon in possession of a firearm and evading a pursuing peace officer. He was on post-release community supervision, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
If convicted, the two could each face up to life in state prison, according to the District Attorney’s Office.MORE NEWS: Pursuit Suspect Attacks CHP Officers In Simi Valley
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