Iowa Teenagers Willard Noble Chaiden Miller and Jeremy Everett Goodaleboth 16, allegedly beat their spanish high school teacher to death with a baseball bat and then discussed the details of her murder on social media, new documents of the court publicly alleges.
The 16-year-old defendants are all charged with one count each of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit a felony of coercion for the November 2021 death of the 66-year-old man. Nohema Graber.
The documents contain some new details regarding the gruesome murder and search warrants for the two defendants, which had previously been sealed but were provided by the judge overseeing the case on Tuesday, May 22. 3, 2022. Copies of those records were obtained by Subscribe to Des Moines and Related press.
Court documents allege that a witness who knew Goodale showed law enforcement the defendant’s Snapchat messages showing that Goodale and Miller were “involved in the planning, execution, and disposition of evidence” regarding the death of their teacher. According to the search warrant, the Snapchat messages reflect how the duo investigated Graber, detailing exactly how she was killed, where her body was dumped, and how evidence was concealed.
Graber was found dead in Chautauqua Park, in Fairfield, Iowa on November 3, 2021 – just hours after she was reported missing – there disappeared in her usual walk past the park the day before. According to police, the dead woman was found “hidden under a tarp, a wheelbarrow and a rail tie.” In an interview with Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation officers, Miller allegedly admitted that he provided the wheelbarrow from his own home. A witness is said to have told police that they saw a wheelbarrow being pushed down the street just before midnight on November 2, 2021.
According to the document, a witness also told investigators that a number of items related to the murder were taken by the defendants and stored in Goodale’s home. On November 4, 2021, police said they had recovered clothing, hair, towels and two baseball bats – all considered key evidence in the case – from Goodale’s home.
Court documents give a timeline for the victim’s final moments and immediate consequences. Graber appeared to have parked her car at the park on the day of her death at around 4pm. Her car left the park’s parking lot about 42 minutes followed by a pickup truck.
“To know Nohema is to love her – she is the type of person every community aspires to be in between and we are so lucky to have her in our lives,” her family said in a statement. announced last year. “She lived for her children, her family and her beliefs. Her next priorities are her work as an educator and the children she teaches, her local parish, and the Spanish-speaking community of Fairfield. The family is beyond grateful for everyone’s support during this unimaginable tragedy.”
The new information comes as the cases against Miller and Goodale have been placed on hold by the Judge Shawn Showers between the defendant’s claims that the evidence against them was obtained illegally.
The judge denied separate defense requests to block the media and the public from viewing the upcoming trials and issue a ruling on the matter of evidence. Both defendants appealed those two objections, respectively, and the Showers halted proceedings when the Iowa Supreme Court decided to accept or deny their appeal. A hearing scheduled for Thursday has been delayed over whether the couple will be tried in the Hawkeye State juvenile or adult court system.
If tried as adults and convicted, Miller and Goodale would spend a considerable amount of time in prison, though not life without parole. because such a sentence is not allowed under the Iowa Constitution; if tried as a juvenile and convicted, they will be released when they reach the age of 18.
[images: Graber via City of Fairfield, Iowa; Willard Noble Chaiden Miller and Jeremy Everett Goodale via Jefferson County Jail]
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