Calvin Pittman Arrested for Murder While Woman and Infant Found Dead East of Baker
Near Baker, CA (May 22, 2020) – A suspect named Calvin Pittman was arrested for murder, while a woman and an infant died on a hit-and-run early Wednesday on 15 Freeway near Baker.
San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department says, deputies were alerted of a fight Monday at Victorville Motel 6, 16901 Stoddard Wells Road.
The deputies found a 31 and 56-year-old males at the scene. They tried to resuscitate the 56-year-old man and rushed to a local hospital where he died.
It has found out that two adult suspects with an infant on a stroller entered the two victims’ motel room. The suspects assaulted and robbed the victims. Then, they immediately fled using the victim’s rental car.
Another crime nearby
Meanwhile, on Wednesday morning, an out-of-duty California Highway Patrol Officer was traveling northbound on I-15 Freeway south of Cima Road, near Baker.
He spotted the bodies of a woman and an infant on the Highway. CHP confirmed that these two are hit-and-run victims as they were trying to cross the freeway.
Investigators and the Sheriff’s Major Accident Investigation Team suspect a semi-truck as being responsible for the hit-and-run. They said the driver may not have noticed what they hit on the road.
As they were on the scene, they also located the murder victim’s stolen rental car in a neighboring dike. Also, a man reported walking southbound on I-15, a mile south from the accident scene was arrested.
The suspect, identified as Calvin Pittman, 43-year-old, of Tulsa Oklahoma, was under arrest on suspicion of murder.
Det. Gerardo Moreno asks everyone who may have information about the early morning incident to call him at 909-387-3589
Sweet Lawyers extends our heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of the motel murder victim. Our thoughts also goes to the family and friends of the woman and infant who got killed on the hit-and-run accident. Our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow.
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