The brother of Naomi Irion is talking out about what he says had been missteps by police investigating the disappearance of his younger sister, Fox Information studies.
On March 12, Irion was kidnapped from the car parking zone of a Walmart in Fernley, Nevada. The 18-year-old was discovered useless weeks later, her physique buried in a desolate desert gravesite.
Authorities have arrested 41-year-old Troy Driver in reference to Irion’s disappearance, charging him with homicide, theft, housebreaking and destruction of proof.
In a Facebook post on Friday morning, Irion’s brother, Casey Valley, expressed frustration and anger towards native legislation enforcement, alleging that he was pressured to gather vital proof on his personal and that police didn’t act shortly.
“I known as in Naomi as a lacking individual Sunday 3/13 at roughly 9:30pm,” Valley wrote within the submit. “The deputy by no means got here, he solely known as me at 11:23pm. He filed no lacking individuals report till 3/14 at round 9pm AFTER I WENT AND FOUND THAT FOOTAGE MYSELF.”
Valley added: “Naomi’s automotive wasn’t discovered till 36 hours after I made the preliminary name, and it was UNDER A HALF A MILE AWAY, IN CLEAR VIEW OF THE INTERSTATE.”
“I can not stress sufficient how vital the dealing with of this case was at first for my sisters life,” Valley wrote within the Fb submit.
“If this deputy had adopted the Lyon County Sheriff’s workplace process (as he’s sworn to do), a BOLO (be on the look out) and a lacking individuals report would have been filed as quickly as I had known as on that Sunday. However he didn’t. As a result of he didn’t #trustthefamily.”
In a subsequent interview with Fox Information, Valley clarified his remarks and stated he believes the police want extra sources to do their jobs.
“I don’t have something in opposition to Lyon County,” Valley instructed Fox Information. “I’m so grateful for them answering my texts at 3 o’clock within the morning and calling me when there’s an vital replace and bringing me into the command heart of the searches and every part that they did to make our household be assured how onerous they had been working — and they’re nonetheless working.
“And I don’t need any ‘defund the police’ speak to be hooked up to this. That is in regards to the police needing extra sources. Interval.”
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Workplace didn’t reply to a request for remark from Every day Mail about Valley’s allegations, according to the news outlet.
Earlier this week, Irion’s physique was present in a gravesite in a rural desert space in close by Churchill County. Authorities are treating Irion’s dying as a murder however haven’t launched the reason for dying.
Driver stays in custody pending $750,000 bail. He has a prison file that features serving 15 years in jail for his involvement in a homicide and a number of robberies, KRXI-TV studies.
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[Feature Photo: Naomi Irion/Instagram]