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2nd suspect charged with murder of Killeen woman visiting son's grave

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Posted at 8:17 PM, Aug 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-17 18:38:01-04

UPDATE

KILLEEN, Texas — A second suspect has been arrested for the March 22 murder of a woman while she was visiting her son's grave.

Killeen police and the U.S. Marshals located and arrested 20-year-old Demario Jabar Moore on Tuesday, officials said. Moore was transported to the Bell County Jail. His bond has been set at $1 million.

Moore and 17-year-old Christian Lamar Weston are charged with shooting and killing Yolanda N'Gaojia while at her son's grave on his posthumous birthday. Her son, Amir, would have been 22 years old.

Weston was arrested Saturday. He is also in Bell County Jail.

Officials said the investigation remains ongoing.

ORIGINAL STORY

Killeen police identified a 17-year-old as a suspect in the murder of Yolanda N'Gaojia on March 22.

Police have arrested Christian Lamar Weston for N'Gaojia's death.

N'Gaojia, 52, was shot on March 22 while visiting her son's grave on what would've been his 22nd birthday at Calvary Baptist Church Garden of Memories Cemetery in Killeen. She would later die from her injuries later that evening.

Weston is being held without bond and was also arraigned on a separate charge of unlicensed carrying of a weapon with a bond of $5,000, officials said. Weston will be transported to the Bell County Jail.

N'Gaojia's son, Amir, died on Jan. 1.

The investigation is ongoing.