On November 20, 2016, at 11:16 a.m. Officers form the Redding Police Department responded to a residence in the 1100 block of Yogi Ct. on a report of a stabbing that had just occurred. Upon arrival Officers located the victim of the stabbing and determined that he had succumbed to his injuries. The victim is a male adult and his identity will not be released at this time. When Officers arrived they contacted several witness at the residence and were advised the suspect had fled the scene on foot prior to their arrival.
Investigators from the Redding Police Department were called out to the scene and took over the investigation. After reviewing the evidence at the scene and interviewing the witness Investigators determined this was going to be a homicide investigation.
The suspect was identified as Corey Leon Willyard, 26 years of Redding. He is described as a white male adult, 5’6”, 140-150 lbs., red hair and last seen wearing a black t-shirt and blue pajama bottoms. (See attached photo) Willyard’s whereabouts are unknown at this time. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Willyard or this investigation is asked to contact the Redding Police Department Investigations Division at (530)225-4214.
Monday, November 21, 2016
Today in the Times: Murder suspect sought
via the East Valley Times: