Girl and boyfriend arrested in mom’s murder |

Girl and boyfriend arrested in mom’s murder

EL DORADO HILLS – Authorities are confirming the arrest of a 14-year-old girl and her boyfriend in connection with the murder of the girl’s mother in her home.

El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department Capt. Craig Therkildsen said Tylar Witt and her 19-year-old boyfriend, Steven Colver, were arrested by San Bruno police at a Red Lobster restaurant about 15 miles south of San Francisco.

Authorities had been looking for the pair since finding the body of Tylar’s mother Monday in her upscale home in El Dorado Hills outside Sacramento.

Therkildsen said investigators believe 47-year-old Joanne Witt was stabbed with a kitchen knife.

Authorities also believe the daughter’s relationship with Colver may have led to the murder.

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