Bounty hunter charged in the murder of two teenagers

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INDIANAPOLIS - An Indianapolis bounty hunter is accused of killing two teenagers and going to great lengths to hide their bodies.

Kevin Watkins, 49, who owns “Watkins Bail Bonds," is being held on two counts of murder, KFOR sister station WXIN reports.

Watkins' arrest came after 16-year-old Dionne Williams and his 15-year-old friend, Timmee Jackson, were reported missing.

The teens hadn't been heard from since around 8:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

According to WXIN, Watkins reportedly suspected Williams of being involved in a previous burglary at his home.

When Amber Partlow, Williams' mother, went to Watkins’ home looking for her son she found blood in the yard and on the front porch.

After Partlow called police, an officer said he could see blood on the back bumper and rear doors of an SUV parked in Watkins’ driveway.

When the officer saw multiple trails of blood leading from Watkins' home to the garage of a vacant house next door, police decided to search Watkins' home and vehicle.

During the search, court documents say authorities found a bloody rake, a bloody wad of duct tape inside the trash can and a garbage bag full of bloody clothing.

On the clothing, investigators found bloody leaves, bloody toilet-paper, one finger tip, pieces of bone and apparent brain matter.

According to WXIN, when detectives searched "Watkins Bail Bonds," they found muddy jeans, bloody shoes, a bloody coat, and a bloody mop.

Authorities have not been able to find Williams and Jackson's bodies.

Based on the evidence collected, officials have charged Watkins with two counts of murder, WXIN reports.


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