The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting today that a California mother and her boyfriend on the run from authorities have been apprehended. Sara Krueger and her boyfriend Ryan Scott Warner aka Ryan Warner were arrested and charged with the murder of Kruger's 3-year-old daughter Kayleigh Slusher. The child was found dead in her bed after the couple vanished. Kruger and Warner have since been arrested, according to CBS News.
2014: Kayleigh Slusher case details
Kayleigh Slusher was a 3-year-old little girl who was living with her mother Sara Krueger and her boyfriend Scott Warner in an apartment in the 2000 block of Wilkins Avenue. Kayleigh Slusher is said to have been a devoted mother who took good care of her daughter but that her life began to down spiral after she began dating Scott Warner.
Sara Krueger was warned by her landlord that Warner was going to cause her to lose the apartment. The police had visited the home many times in the past for various tenant disturbances.
A concerned neighbor called police when she noticed the couple leaving the apartment with their bags packed but without the child.
Kayleigh Slusher crime scene
When police arrived at Royal Garden Apartments in Napa, they found the body of 3-year-old Kayleigh Slusher dead in her bed. It appeared the girl had been sexually assaulted and beaten. She was pronounced dead at the scene. A nationwide manhunt for Sara Krueger and Scott Warner ensued.
Today's update in the case of Sara Krueger and Ryan Scott Warner
Sara Krueger and Scott Warner were picked up by Bart police in El Cerrito, after a citizen recognized them from the wanted posters, according to KTVU.