Tyler Wilkins has been charged in the murders of his ex girlfriend and their newborn. According to police reports Tyler Wilkins, 21, was arrested after police went to a home in South Carolina where they found a woman and a newborn baby deceased. The victims later identified as Clarrissa Michelle Winchester and her newborn daughter. Clarrissa Michelle Winchester was allegedly beaten to death and left in the home with her daughter who was just born. Tyler Wilkins also faces child abuse charges for failing to get help for the newborn. Tyler Wilkins is also suspected in the murder of Jorden Nebling who has been missing since 2020
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The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office said a man has been arrested after the bodies of a woman and her newborn baby were found inside a home Wednesday night.
Deputies were called to a house on Saw Mill Road around 8:34 p.m. in response to a 911 call about a missing woman. Upon arrival, deputies found 22-year-old Clarrissa Michelle Winchester deceased along with her newborn son.
Tyler Wilkins, 21, was arrested and charged with kidnapping and murder. According to arrest warrants, he confined Winchester inside a relative’s home and assaulted her, causing blunt force trauma to her head and neck. Her death has been ruled a homicide.
He is also charged with child abuse because deputies say he failed to get help for the baby, which was his child, after it was born.
Arrest warrants state that investigators have documented evidence that Wilkins committed these crimes.
According to a background check from the State Law Enforcement Division, Wilkins has previously been arrested for drug possession, domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature, attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, threatening the life of an official and throwing bodily fluids.
Court records show Wilkins was granted bond in January with firearm restriction.
Wilkins appeared in court on Thursday night where he was denied bond.
The investigation is ongoing by the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office and Coroner’s Office.
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A South Carolina woman and her newborn were found dead inside a home and now her boyfriend — the baby’s father — is charged in connection with their deaths.
On Wednesday, at about 8:30 p.m. deputies responded to a report about a missing woman, the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office said, WYFF4 reports.
Their investigation led them to a home on Saw Mill Road in Greenville County where they found a chilling scene — a woman identified as Clarrissa Winchester, 22, and her newborn baby boy dead inside, WABI5 reports.
Her boyfriend, Tyler Wilkins, 21, allegedly held Winchester captive inside a relative’s home on Wednesday and beat her, say police, Fox Carolina reports.
She died from blunt force trauma of the head and neck, the coroner said, WYFF4 reports.
He allegedly failed to seek medical attention for the baby after it was born, authorities said, Fox Carolina reports.
Authorities are still determining how the newborn died.
On Thursday, deputies arrested Wilkins. He is charged with murder, child abuse, child neglect and kidnapping. He appeared in court Thursday night where he was denied bond.
He is being held inside the Greenville County Detention Center. He has not yet entered a plea. It is unclear whether he has retained an attorney who can speak on his behalf.
After Wilkins’ arrest, it was revealed that his ex-girlfriend, Jorden Nebling, has been missing since 2020 when she vanished without a trace, authorities said.
Her stepmother told Fox News that before Nebling vanished, her car broke down and Wilkins allegedly went to pick her up.
Authorities investigated Wilkins, she told the outlet.
Wilkins allegedly told investigators that he and Nebling, 19, got into a fight after he drove her to his house. He allegedly said she left and hasn’t been seen since, according to Fox News.
“Police have searched his property,” Tucker told the outlet. “I know that they dug up a concrete pad in the driveway that he had recently put down close to when she went missing.
“And I know that the police focused a lot on talking to him.”
Wilkins has not been charged in connection with Neblings’ disappearance.
Wilkins has been in trouble with the law before.
In Dec. 2021, he was charged with domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature, attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, among other charges, according to a background check from SLED, Fox Carolina reports.
In January, he was granted bond with a firearm restriction, court records show.