Mother of homicide suspect arrested for trying to tamper evidence


REDDING, Calif. - The Redding Police Department has arrested the mother of Brooklyn Hill after she admitted to trying to retrieve the weapon believed to have been used to kill Joshua Ahlberg.

Investigators are continuing to look into the alleged murder of Joshua Ahlberg by Devin Sutton-Wilson, Isaiah Williams, and Brooklyn Hill.

According to officials, during their investigation, they found that Hill's mother, Tara Lecznar, 38, had been in contact with Sutton-Wilson. Sutton-Wilson allegedly asked Lecznar to Hill's home on Willis Street to retrieve a pistol he had in the house.

Officials said Lecznar entered the home but found that investigators had already found the gun. It is believed that the gun was used in the murder of Ahlberg.

On October 4, Lecznar was arrested at the Shasta County Jail when she arrived for visitation with her daughter.

Officials said that Lecznar was interviewed and admitted she had gone to the Willis Street home to retrieve the weapon. She was booked into the Shasta County Jail for accessory to murder.

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