Jonathan took a plea deal and will likely serve 15 years to life in prison. This included cell phone tower data, Google location data, Facebook records, and numerous witnesses in order to provide as much information as possible to the jury. David Froste contacted his brother, Jonathan Froste, telling him about the robbery and indicated that he was going to get his gun from their mutual home in Knights Landing. D. Froste, J. Froste, Shannon, and Campos led him to a river where he was hit in the head with a tree branch. (HEATHER KEMP - DAILY DEMOCRAT), A photo of Enrique Rios that was shown as part of a slideshow looking back at his life. The bodies of both Elijah Moore and Enrique Rios were never found. Missing British aristocrat is found; her baby is still missing The next day, J. Froste said Jesus picked up Enrique in Esparto to take him to a party but took him to Knights Landing along with David and Shannon, where he was subsequently slain. A pretrial conference was held on Tuesday and Wednesday in Yolo Superior Court to discuss the logistics of the upcoming trial. Chandale Shannon, 25, of Winters, and Jesus Campos, 22, of Woodland were sentenced to life for the 2016 kidnapping and killing of the teens, whose bodies were never found despite years of effort. Campos was convicted of second-degree murder of Enrique Rios, first degree murder of Elijah Moore, kidnapping, and special circumstances of multiple murders and kidnapping during the course of a murder. He told Elijah that now he would be buried next to Enrique. Suspect arrested in Palo Alto home burglary, Info stolen in Oakland ransomware attack set to be released, In fentanyl overdose case, police uncovered video evidence Martinez man molested multiple girls, feds say, Alex Murdaugh will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing his wife and son, Dear Abby: I love my wife but I think I better get divorced, Harriette Cole: She has gone too far with the remote work option, Bobcat seen using Highway 17 wildlife crossing hours after it opens, Dear Abby: My wife said she doesn't like it, but it's part of my life, Authorities: Man bombed PG&E transformers in South San Jose, William backed Harry and Meghan's eviction, prefers brother never 'set foot in England again', Ask Amy: I feel guilty for not speaking up about my co-worker's activities, Ask Amy: I didn't ask for what I wanted, and I'm sad they couldn't guess, Miss Manners: I felt bad that they all skipped her baby shower -- and then I found out why, Map in Murdaugh murder case: 5 deaths and a mysterious shooting, As Adderall shortage continues, DEA plans to limit some telemedicine prescriptions, House where JonBenet Ramsey was found dead listed for sale for almost $7M, Columbia University permanently drops SAT, ACT admissions requirement, The Waterbed Doctor: California retailer lays claim to retro bed with nearly 40 years of service, sales, Felonious Florida podcast: Missing teenage girl leads to several cases of child sex trafficking, Do Not Sell/Share My Personal Information. J. Froste stated that he had gone with his brother to Sacramento for a day to see his fathers body. The men are individually facing charges including murder and kidnapping for their alleged involvement in crimes that led to the deaths of Enrique Rios and Elijah Moore. Prosecutors said he was forced into the trunk of a car and taken to Knights Landing on the Sacramento River, where he was bound and was denied pleas to call his mother and release him. By Robyn Dobson | firstname.lastname@example.org |. The brutality exacted by David Froste, 31, friends Chandale Shannon and Jesus Campos in response shocked the community. The crimes were evil. D. Froste took one of the large branches that were on the ground in the area and used it to hit Elijah on the back of the head. Froste left the victims body at the shore of the water and covered it with vegetation.
Two years later in 2018, David Froste, his brother Jonathan Froste, Chandale Shannon Jr. and Jesus Campos were arrested and charged for allegedly murdering Rios and Moore as revenge after Moore supposedly robbed the men of $300 worth of marijuana. Chandale Shannon and Jesus Campos were sentenced Friday in Yolo County by a judge who called the crimes evil. Oxygen Insider is your all-access pass to never-before-seen content, free digital evidence kits, and much more. Because Rios knew Shannon more than Froste, Froste told Shannon he needed to come along or Rios would not get in the car. The group each took a turn using the branch to hit Elijah on the back of the head, eventually beating him to death. Elijah Moore, left, and Enrique Rios went missing in 2016. Local law enforcement and the FBI collaborated on an investigation after friends Rios and Moore went missing within weeks of each other in October and November 2016, respectively. All four murderers, David Froste, Jonathan Froste, Chandale Shannon, and Jesus Campos were arrested in June of 2018 after an extensive investigation. And when I think about it, at 16 he was taken from me, so I dont know," she added. Like Campos and Shannon, Jonathan Froste, David's brother, remains in Yolo County Jail custody . They also buried and bleached the body of the victim. David Froste, of Knights Landing, was convicted of both murders in 2018 and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. According to Jonathans testimony, David told Jonathan the following day on how he told Enrique to get out of the car but he refused. Chandale Shannon, 21, of Winters, and Jesus Campos, 18, of Woodland, were booked into jail Friday, according to the Yolo County Sheriff's Office. WOODLAND Chandale Shannon says he never killed anyone, let alone his friends Enrique Rios and Elijah Moore. After returning to Woodland, Froste pulled over to a body of water and told Rios to get undressed and get in the water. D. Froste, noted J. Froste, told the group to start digging a hole and after about an hour, D. Frost dragged Elijahs body into the shallow hole and lit his body on fire. He did while also retrieving the gun before joining the three of them in the car. How about a fellowship to drop out?, Multi-faceted doesnt even begin to cover it. The phone calls laid out the events that took place after the robbery. Moore was told he was going to die. Details surrounding the murders of the young men have emerged through testimony given at various court dates since. WOODLAND, CA - The trial of Chandale Shannon, Jr., and Jesus Camposthe duo are accused in the murder and kidnapping of two teens, Elijah Moore and Enrique Rios, whose bodies are still unrecoveredreconvened Wednesday in Yolo County Superior Court with additional witness testimony, including a Woodland barber who worked at a shop in Woodland and said he saw Elijah . 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Prosecutors said Moore was killed in revenge after stealing 3 ounces (85 grams) of marijuana from three of the defendants. An individual not named from the group asked Jonathan if he would accompany them to find Enrique to get to Elijah, but he refused to join. By Brinda Kalita, Brandon Blanco, Oliver Camarena, Veronica Miller. Prosecutors say David shot and killed Rios after he refused to call Moore or give them his location. WOODLAND, Calif. After a six-year investigation and litigation, a guilty verdict was reached in the murder case of Woodland teens Enrique Rios and Elijah Moore, the Yolo County District Attorney's Office said Thursday. Crime and Public Safety | Shannon communicated with Rios who provided Shannon with an address in Esparto, unaware of what Moore had done. Upload your weather photos on the ABC10 app. David Froste shot and murdered Rios. On Tuesday, Campos and Shannon appeared for court via Zoom from the Monroe Detention Facility in Woodland due to a no transport situation, according to Rosenberg. According to the witness, Moore left the shop shortly after seeing one of the barbers clients, and the barber did not see him again. Neither teens body has ever been found. A potentially exculpatory letter has derailed next weeks scheduled trial for the two remaining suspects in the disappearances and presumed deaths of two Yolo County teens. All four suspects were arrested in June of 2018. It is exculpatory in nature as to Mr. Shannon, probably as well as to (Campos).. Their bodies were buried in the rural community and though searches have continued, neither have been recovered. (HEATHER KEMP - DAILY DEMOCRAT). Campos was convicted of second-degree murder for the killing of Rios, first-degree murder for the killing of Moore, kidnapping, and special circumstances of multiple murders and kidnapping during the course of a murder. Veronica is a senior at UC Davis majoring in Political Science Public Service. Crime News is your destination for true crime stories from around the world, breaking crime news, and information about Oxygen's original true crime shows and documentaries. The sergeant witness noted that Shannon did change his story multiple times throughout the interview. The trial . Campos will also face charges for kidnapping . Now, with D. Froste, J. Froste, Campos, Shannon, and Elijah in the trunk, D. Froste told J. Froste to drive to Knights Landing, the same spot where they had killed Enrique. The next day, D. Froste was still determined to get payback on Elijah. Shannon, Froste and Campos and two other men beat him to death with tree branches, crushing his skull. After four weeks of trial, the jury returned the guilty verdicts. The trial will begin on Monday, March 7 and will be a four-week time waive trial, set to stretch over an eight-week period with proceedings taking place every other week. When he ran after seeing the gun, David shot Enrique two times on the lower torso near a river. The four defendants marched Moore to a more secluded area. After the robbery, Froste called his brother Jonathan and said he was going to get his gun from their home. David Froste was convicted of murder in 2018 and is serving a life sentence without chance of parole. The flames were too high and the four defendants doused the flames with dirt. D. Froste lastly shot the victim in the head before they continued to burn their clothes. He is awaiting sentencing and is expected to serve 15 years to life in state prison. Your email address will not be published. In this photo provided by the Yolo Office of the District Attorney, Chandale Shannon, wearing face mask, and Jesus Campos, mostly blocked at left, sit with their attorneys in Yolo County Superior . Adults: Froste, David. A family member of one of the victims referred to the killers as Lucifer 1 and Lucifer 2.. David, Shannon and Campos turned off their phones soon after and the following day, David and Shannon told Jonathan that Rios had been taken to a secluded area near Knights Landing. Watch More from ABC10:'Sweet Dozen' in Sacramento founded by Louise refugee 30 years later. Chandale Shannon and Jesus Campos heard the phone call, which was recorded on Jonathan Frostes cell phone, and later obtained by investigators. J. Froste stated that after work one day, he met up with Campos and D. Frost and went to Purity Plaza in Woodland to eat. Now, a Yolo Superior Court judge must determine whether the letters for real. "The crimes were evil. All Access Digital offer for just 99 cents! Sergeant Lech Garcia, a patrol supervisor for the Yolo County Sheriffs Department, was the second witness called to the stand. After the murders of the two teens, D. Froste ordered Shannon, Campos, and Jonathan Froste to stay silent if ever questioned and to get ahold of lawyers if need be. Chandale Shannon, 25, of Winters, and Jesus Campos, 22, of Woodland were sentenced for the 2016 kidnapping and killing of the teens, whose bodies were never found despite years of effort. The three of them, added J. Froste, waited for Elijah to exit the barbershop, at which point D. Frost confronted him. Relatives of Chandale Shannon Jr., of Winters, filed into a Yolo County courtroom last week, expecting to hear him admit to murder and voluntary manslaughter charges in connection with the 2016 disappearances and presumed deaths of two local teens. The jury heard evidence that on October 17, 2016, 16-year-old Elijah Moore robbed David Froste, Chandale Shannon, and Jesus Campos of three ounces of marijuana. RELATED: 'If I could say anything to him, Id tell him I loved him' | Family, friends remember Woodland man killed. "I'm just a witness that didn't call the police," a tearful Shannon, 21, said during a lengthy interview Monday morning at the Yolo County Jail, where he's being held on two counts of murder with special circumstances. Video Commemorating the Life of Enrique Rios, Mr. Campos and Mr. Shannon with their Attorneys, 301 Second StreetWoodland, CA 95695(530) 666-8180, 2023 Yolo County District Attorney. Jonathan Froste, Shannon, and Campos each took turns striking Moore in the head. Plus, track storms with live radar. The last witness of the day was an acquaintance of Elijahs. Notifications can be turned off anytime in the browser settings. Jonathan Froste, who is already serving 15 years to life for second degree murder of teens Enrique Rios and Elijah Moore, took to the stand to testify to what happened before, during, and after the murders took place. Chandale Shannon, 25, and Jesus Campos, 22, were found guilty of first-degree murder and kidnapping in the 2016 deaths of Enrique Rios and Elijah Moore back in May. Spangler then began to detail the letters contents getting only as far as assuming that it is indeed from Jonathan Froste, it apologizes for when prosecutor Kyle Hasapes requested that specifics about the letter be discussed privately among Rosenberg and the attorneys. Shannon was convicted Wednesday on two counts of first-degree murder for the killings of Rios and Moore, and also of kidnapping, and special circumstances of multiple murders and kidnapping during the course of a murder. David Nelson, Campos lawyer, joined with Spangler in his comments and voiced the frustrations he has had in attempting to speak with Campos due to constraints from the COVID-19 pandemic. Jesus Campos and Chandale Shannon will be co-defendants when they go on trial for murder in spring. Coordinated through the leadership of the Yolo County District Attorneys Office, numerous other agencies, both law enforcement and civilian, assisted in providing thousands of hours to completing the investigation and preparing a compelling case against the perpetrators of these horrendous crimes. The joint effort led to the arrests of Campos and Shannon, as well as brothers David and Jonathan Froste, in June 2018. The defense is expected to take about a week for their case. There were also phone calls between him and Shannon. With a gun in hand, Froste began shooting the water and the victim swam around to dodge the bullets. After seeing Elijah, D. Froste went to talk to him. 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On June 8, 2018, Sergeant Garcia and Detective Jameson conducted an interview with Shannon at Sacramento County Jail. Chandale Shannon of Winters and Jesus Campos of Woodland were found guilty back in May. Proceedings in Campos case were moved from the juvenile to the adult system following a transfer hearing in June. I beg the court to keep them locked away for life. Additionally, J. Froste mentioned that neither he nor D. Froste believed that they were being followed by law enforcement during their trip. When David Froste and Campos returned an hour later with the tools, David Froste selected a baseball bat sized branch and violently struck Moore in the head. Elijah Moore, left, and Enrique Rios went missing in 2016. If it was your child, when would you give up? Mother searches for 5-year-old son swept away in January floods They took my sons life forever. Plus, track storms with live radar. (HEATHER KEMP - DAILY DEMOCRAT), Lola Rios Gutierrez, Enrique Rios' mother, addressing life after losing her son. They deserve to be behind bars for life too. A video of the life of Enrique was then played in court. Join the ABC10 Weather Force! This process also included monumental efforts attempting to find the location of Moore and Rios bodies. Shannon told Sergeant Garcia that Froste told Rios to get out of the water and Froste shot him at least once in the stomach. In June 2018, Detective Jameson and Sergeant Garcia authored Ramey warrants for Shannon and Campos. Crime and Public Safety | All three are currently being housed at the Monroe Detention Center in Yolo County. Join the ABC10 Weather Force! The families have been impacted terribly. Both requests were denied. Chandale Shannon Jr., 23, of Winters and Jesus Campos, 20, of Woodland stand accused helping to carry out the alleged abductions and murders of Enrique Rios, 16; and Elijah Moore, 17; friends and classmates who both vanished in the fall of 2016. . While she says the closure might never come, the convictions are a step toward justice. WOODLAND, CA The ongoing trial of Jesus Campos and Chandale Shannon for the murder of two teens reconvened Tuesday in Yolo County Superior Court. Download the ABC10 app for weather forecast localized to where you are. The families have been impacted terribly. WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) Two men convicted of killing a pair of California teenagers who vanished six years ago were sentenced Friday to life in prison without possibility of parole, prosecutors said. David Froste informed the others he wanted to find Moore and exact revenge. Rios was shot and killed by David Froste in October 2016 when he refused to call or provide a location for Moore, who was killed several weeks later, on Nov. 4, prosecutors said. I was 16 when I had him. Two men convicted of killing a pair of California teenagers who vanished six years ago were sentenced Friday to life in prison without possibility of parole, prosecutors said. The families have been impacted terribly. Jesus Campos and Chandale Shannon, both suspects in the 2016 disappearances and presumed deaths of two Yolo County teens, appeared in Yolo Superior Court Friday. Jonathan took a plea deal and will likely serve 15 years to life in prison. The jury trial for Jesus Campos and Chandale Shannon Jr. co-defendants in the case concerning the disappearances and deaths of two Yolo County teenagers is set to begin next week. He also explained how he met Campos through Shannon. Jonathan Froste and Shannon took turns holding the gun while Moore begged to call his mother and to let him go. Regarding how the witness met the victims, J. Froste explained how he met Elijah and Enrique at a party in Woodland. Jameson recounted interviews he did with Campos, Shannon and multiple other witnesses as Hasapes presented evidence gathered throughout the investigation including Facebook messages, phone calls and Google location data. They then buried him with dirt and foliage while dosing the area in bleach. Both Campos, 20, and Shannon, 22, are facing murder and kidnapping charges with enhancements. LOGIN. Davis, CA 95617
Chandale Shannon Jr., 23, of Winters and Jesus Campos, 20, of Woodland stand accused helping to carry out the alleged abductions and murders of Enrique Rios, 16; and Elijah Moore, 17; friends and classmates who both vanished in the fall of 2016. When he was wounded, David shot him once in the head, killing him instantly. Meanwhile, Campos attorney J. Toney also has filed a motion to sever his clients case from Shannons. J. Froste confirmed that he was the subject of these conversations and clarified the whereabouts of Shannon and his brother during the exchanges. Mr. Shannon suggested they reach out to Enrique Rios, age 16, who was a friend of Moores. Campos was with them at the time, according to testimony. Chandale Shannon, 25, of Winters, and Jesus Campos, 22, of Woodland were sentenced for the 2016 kidnapping and killing of the teens, whose bodies were never found despite years of effort. Knowing David Froste wanted to kill Moore, Shannon communicated with Rios, who, unaware of what Moore had done, provided an address in Esparto. If they could not find Elijah, they would find Enrique. A short time later, David Froste, Shannon, and Campos turned off their phones. Chandale Shannon Jr., 21, left, and his attorney, Bob Spangler, listen as his arraignment is postponed. J. Froste had also written a letter to the mothers of the two victims explaining that he was sorry for his involvement in the crimes and that he was sorry that they had taken the victims away from their families. He also took Elijahs paycheck and phone, which he turned off, before locking him in the trunk. Chandale Shannon, 25, of Winters, and Jesus Campos, 22, of Woodland were sentenced for the 2016 kidnapping and killing of the teens, whose bodies were never found despite years of effort. Jonathan Froste elected to cooperate with the Yolo County District Attorneys Office. Chandale Shannon, 25, of Winters, and Jesus Campos, 22, of Woodland were sentenced for the 2016 kidnapping and killing of the teens, whose bodies were never found despite years of effort . But as soon as we heard it, I cried even more. In June, David Froste was arrested on murder charges related to their deaths. D. Froste then told Elijah to pray, according to J. Froste. Elijah, shocked at seeing him, apologized for the robbing. I find Mr. Campos as a juvenile is incorrigible. Judge Rosenberg then sentenced both Mr. Shannon and Mr. Campos to life without the possibility of parole. Weeks later, the group got their hands on Moore. Example video title will go here for this video. Weeks later, Campos, David and Jonathan waited in a car as Moore left a barber shop. The following day, David Froste and Shannon told Jonathan Froste that Rios was taken to a secluded area near Knights Landing. After Enrique was murdered, D. Froste stripped Enriques clothes and buried him in an undisclosed location near the site of where he was murdered. Shannon, Chandale Jr. 18-3504 . Upload your weather photos on the ABC10 app. All Access Digital offer for just 99 cents! This proved to be the beginning of massive investigation. This caused the Yolo County Sheriffs Department to coordinate their investigation with the Woodland Police Department, which was investigating the disappearance of the second victim, Elijah Moore. Officials say a missing person report was made for the two teens launching a massive investigation and search. When Davis and Campos returned with the tools an hour later, prosecutors say David began violently striking Moore in the head with a baseball bat-sized branch. Get the ABC10 mobile app for breaking news alerts, live shows and to send us news tips. Two jury panels of 55 people are set to be brought in on March 8 and 10 to give the court two days with each panel. During the car ride to Shannons house, David said he was going to kill Elijah. All four of them had hit the victim. Chandale Shannon Jr., 25; and 22-year-old Jesus Campos now face lengthy prison sentences for their murder and kidnapping convictions . Download the ABC10 app for weather forecast localized to where you are. Create a free profile to get unlimited access to exclusive videos, breaking news, sweepstakes, and more! David, the alleged ringleader of the murders, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Shannon and Campos reportedly heard the call, which was recorded on David's phone and later obtained by investigators. Chandale Shannon and Jesus Campos were found guilty of murder, other charges. It is now in the process of being evaluated by an expert for authenticity. Numerous other agencies also assisted. Shannon and Campos reportedly heard the call and the trio met with Jonathan, at which time David said he wanted to get revenge on Moore.