Kent County News Release
Type of Incident: Homicide Investigation
Reporting Officer: D/Sgt H. Martin
On Friday, 09/13/2013, the Kent County Sheriff Department was called to the 3800 block of Yorkland Drive NW, located in Alpine Township, on a suspicious death. This death was ruled a homicide.
The victim in this case was identified as Brandon Nelson, a 33 year old male. The suspect has been identified as Kyle Wilson, a 23 year old male. Nelson and Wilson are cousins and the two were currently living together on Yorkland.
Nelson died as a result of blunt force trauma, ruled by the Kent County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Wilson was taken into custody on 09/14/2013 while on foot in Alpine Township. Wilson was interviewed at the Sheriff Department and admitted his involvement in the homicide. Wilson is currently housed at the Kent County Correctional Facility on Felony Murder.
This case was presented to the Kent County Prosecutor’s Office this morning. The Prosecutor’s Office authorized one count of open murder.
|Kyle Alan Wlison|