Two bodies discovered in Oregon were recognized Sunday as Karissa Fretwell, 25, and her 3-year-old son, William, authorities stated.
Their bodies were found Saturday in a remote location 10 miles west of the little city of Yamhill, in northwestern Oregon, authorities in Salem, Oregon, and Yamhill County said in a joint declaration.
William’s dad, Michael Wolfe, 52, was arraigned last week for the kidnapping and murder of William and Fretwell, NBC affiliate KGW reported
The state medical inspector found that Fretwell had actually been killed by a single gunshot wound to the head.
William’s cause of death had not yet been identified, the declaration said.
Fretwell and William were last seen on May 13, according to KGW.
Mentioning court documents, the station reported that Wolfe and Fretwell seemed included in a custody conflict. Wolfe had actually just recently been ordered to pay Fretwell $900 a month in child support payments, according to the station.