South Milwaukee murder; teenagers discovered lifeless in automobile

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Homicide investigation close to Fifth Avenue and Bay Heights Street in South Milwaukee

South Milwaukee Police stated they discovered two individuals shot lifeless in a automobile late Thursday night time, December 29, close to Fifth Avenue and Bay Heights.

Officers stated they obtained a name shortly earlier than 11 p.m. on Thursday in regards to the two unconscious individuals contained in the automobile. Police arrived and located the sufferer lifeless.

The Milwaukee County Coroner’s Workplace recognized the victims as 18-year-old Jaelen Yracheta and 17-year-old Ava Allen.

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A member of the family advised Fox6 Information that the victims had been cousins, one a senior in highschool and the opposite graduating this yr.

Members of the family stated Iraceta’s mom discovered {the teenager} lifeless and known as the police. They had been too shaken to talk on digital camera, however stated they had been attempting to determine how and why this occurred.

Homicide investigation close to Fifth Avenue and Bay Heights Street in South Milwaukee

When it got here to shedding a pal, Colin Frey by no means anticipated to say goodbye like this.

“I used to be at work and simply stopped. It was extremely bizarre,” he stated. “It does not really feel actual.

“I wished to pay tribute to her the day I knew her. It was essential to me. I wish to come right here to recollect my time together with her and say goodbye.”

Frey is speaking about Allen, a senior at Franklin Excessive College. He stated he wished to concentrate on the nice recollections he shared together with her.

“I miss her, however I do know that someday I can smile once more.”

Neighbors, like Zachary Pundsack, advised FOX6 Information they did not acknowledge the automobile and the sufferer did not reside the place it was discovered.

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“Lives may be taken shortly. It is type of scary. They need to have been right here longer. That they had quite a lot of lives,” he stated.

The motive stays unknown, and police say no arrests have been made.

The Southern Milwaukee Police Division is working with the Wisconsin Crime Institute to gather proof. Anybody with info ought to contact the Police Division at 414-768-8060.

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