Florida: Layla Silvernail and Camille Quarles murders case: Identify suspects Details explored
Here’s what happened to Layla Silvernail and Camille Quarles. The details are explored as officials identify suspects in Florida teen murders. Read the entire article to know more.
Layla Silvernail and Camille Quarles were found dead alongside another unidentified 17-year-old male at the Marion County. As per the authority reports, the teenage victims who were friends were shot and abandoned in different locations in the rural sometime between March 30 to April 1.
What happened to Layla Silvernail and Camille Quarles?
After the week of this incident, in a press conference held on April 7, the County Sheriff announced that two suspects have been arrested. He added that the third attacker was still not found. Woods, the sheriff explained that the victims and the alleged killers were all associated in some way with the gang that was involved in a spate of robberies and burglaries. The cop said that there is no honor among thieves and at some point these individuals turned on our three victims and murdered them. He further added that the three suspects fled but left a lot of evidence in their wake.
Woods fought back tears as he described when he ‘stare into the eyes’ of the young victim’s mother. He got emotional and said that he put himself in the shoes of those mothers because he heard one of them say, ‘I wish I would have known what he is one was doing and who they were because my kid never would have hung out with them’.
The third victim in the case, Tahj Brewton, 17, remains at large, and a $10,000 reward has been offered for information that could lead to his capture. Providing insights into their connection, Woods revealed that the victims and the suspects were involved in a string of robberies and burglaries in the area before the three suspects were killed.
According to the details of the death, of Layla Silvernail and Camille Quarles, authorities said that on March 30, 2023, the County Sheriff’s office responded to the report of a wounded female in the area of Forest Lakes Park on 183rd Avenue Road. There they found a 16-year-old standout Layla Silvernail who was brutally hit by a gunshot and abandoned on the side of the road. Layla Silverman was reportedly taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead thereafter.
The next day, a 17-year-old boy was found dead with a gunshot wound on either side of the road at 94th Street and 188th Court in the rural county. After a day, on April 1, 2023, authorities reportedly found the third victim, 16-year-old Camille Quarles, at the back of the first victim’s car after deputies responded to a tip and found Silvernail’s vehicle partially submerged in the water. According to the authorities, the vehicle was found nine miles from where Layla Silverman was shot dead, noting that Camille also sustained a gunshot wound.
Investigators deemed that before the incident, the three suspects and the victims who were part of a burglary gang were all inside Layla Silvernail’s vehicle. The sheriff claimed that the victims were shot inside the car before they were dumped in different areas. After the evidence was reviewed by the assailants, the police tracked down the suspects who reportedly confessed to the murder. Whereas, the third suspect managed to run away.
Woods further urged the public to alert law enforcement with any tip as to Brewton. Meanwhile, authorities are yet to disclose the name of the 17-year-old male victim in the incident. Thank you for being a patient reader.