VACAVILLE (CBS13) — A mother wants answers after her daughter and another victim were killed, their bodies live-streamed on the internet by the suspect.
The bodies were found at an apartment complex in Vacaville on Rocky Hill Road. The mother, Enyaw Taylor-Theberge says her daughter 26-year-old Savannah Theberge of Utah, was a victim.READ MORE: Northstate University Graduates Excited For First In-Person Ceremony At Golden 1 Center Since Pandemic Began
Taylor-Theberge said Savannah just got engaged and called her a week ago to share the news and show her the ring.
“This guy coerced her to go under the (inaudible) that they were going to be engaged and he wanted her to meet his family,” she explained.
She says she was shocked to learn her daughter’s fiancé was 29-year-old Raymond Weber.
“I almost fell out when I saw who it was because she had been involved with him in the past and it was a bad experience,” Taylor-Theberge said.
After watching the disturbing livestream video, Taylor-Theberge identified Savannah as one of the victims by looking at her tattoos and features. Police on Tuesday confirmed to CBS13 that Savannah was one of the victims.
At this time, police aren’t releasing the identity of the 15-year-old girl, per the request of her family.
She says Savannah’s 27th birthday would have been this week and tells CBS13 she worked and lived in Utah and believes the engagement is what led her to California.READ MORE: Newsom: Some State Workers Will Not Return To Downtown Sacramento Offices
“She was a good girl and this was somebody that manipulated her and took advantage of her. She was not a drug addict street person,” she explained.
Savannah’s best friend Meg Grubbs is heartbroken over Savannah’s passing and thinks about Savannah’s 4-year-old son.
“She was an amazing mother and did everything that she could to make her little boy happy,” Grubbs explained.
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Enyaw says she’ll miss video chatting with her daughter whom she was very close with.
“Just how much I love her and how much she means to me and I just wish I could hold her one more time,” she said.
The family has set up a GoFundme to help with memorial services. They are working to get her remains to Georgia where her family lives.
Weber is facing several criminal charges, including two counts of first-degree murder and domestic assault. He appeared in a Solano County courtroom on Tuesday.MORE NEWS: Body Of Teen Who Went Missing While Swimming In American River Found
[Editor’s note: A previous version of this story incorrectly reported Theberge was 27 at the time of her death.]