A New Jersey man will spend 30 years in jail for killing the mom of his little one and driving her physique, with their toddler within the automotive, to Tennessee the place he dumped the stays.
Tyler Rios admitted in court docket to killing his estranged girlfriend Yasemin Uyar and stuffing her physique within the trunk earlier than driving down south with their son within the automotive. He disposed her stays in a wooded space off Interstate 40, the Union County Prosecutor’s Workplace mentioned Tuesday.
An post-mortem carried out on Uyar, 24, revealed she died from strangulation and blunt pressure trauma. An investigation decided she was killed by Rios in her Rahway house.
Earlier than Uyar was found useless final summer time, there was a frantic seek for Rios’ and Uyar’s younger son Sebastian Rios. The tot, who was 2 on the time, didn’t present up for daycare and Uyar didn’t make it to work, prosecutors mentioned.
An Amber Alert was despatched to cell telephones and broadcasted on digital billboards alongside highways in New Jersey and different states. It was additionally shared broadly on social media.
Sebastian Rios was discovered unhurt in Monterey, Tennessee on July 10 when Tyler Rios was taken into custody. Uyar’s physique was discovered a day later.
Rios, 28, of East Orange, should serve 85% of his 25-year sentence on the manslaughter conviction earlier than he’s eligible for parole on that depend after which should serve one other 5 years for desecrating human stays, the prosecutor’s workplace mentioned.