(Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office/Portland police via AP).
They contacted Marin County investigators after learning of Carter’s murder due to the fact that both murders occurred in wooded or park areas.
Beloved tantra yoga teacher Steve Carter’s killing was on its way to becoming another unsolved mystery in rural Marin County before the power of social and mainstream media was tapped, authorities say.
(Robert Tong/Marin Independent Journal via AP). Carter was a popular tantra yoga instructor who was caring for his cancer-stricken wife.
Three young drifters suspected in the shooting of a yoga teacher are now accused of killing a Canadian backpacker in San Francisco.
Carey was found lying face down near the bison paddock in Golden Gate Park by a passerby around 9 a.m. on Saturday. Carey was shot in the head.
A hiker found his body. His senseless and shocking death is incomprehensible to all of us, and this time is the most hard. They were being held without bail in Oregon, and it was unclear if any of them are represented by a lawyer. Investigators said they also recovered the gun used in the murder.
The three are suspected of killing Carter, whose body was found Monday along a scenic hiking trail 20 miles north of San Francisco.
Angold, Lampley and Alligood were arrested Wednesday after visiting a Portland church that provides meals and services for the homeless.
Mr Carter’s brother, Michael Carter, said he knew of no one who disliked his brother. “So many people are in possession of cameras in cars, homes, businesses”, he said. “It’s not the smartest place to sell a auto”. The San Francisco police have filed murder charges against all three for Carey’s death. “So therefore, we won’t be able to go into detail, at this point, as to what that was”.
Police described the suspects as drifters who were wandering through the region and said none of the three have a known address.
‘I can’t imagine that it’s anything other than a random thing, ‘ he told the San Francisco Chronicle. The gun was previously reported stolen from the auto of a Bureau of Land Management agent in downtown San Francisco. He pleaded guilty to the felony charge and was sentenced to time that he had already served.
On Wednesday afternoon, with the help of unspecified Global Positioning System technology, investigators tracked Carter’s stolen vehicle to Portland, where they swooped in and arrested the three suspects outside a dining hall.
Investigators are trying to piece together how the trio and the homicide victims met up. Carey, 23, was on a solo backpacking trip and apparently was attending the annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in the park’s Hellman Hollow and Marx and Lindley meadows when she was killed.