SHOCK: Sixteen year old John Freeman will be charged as an adult for the murder of five year old Isabella Tennant, and his friend, Tyler Best, 18, was charged with tampering with evidence, after the five year old’s body dumped in a trash can up Niagara Falls, New York. An autopsy on Tennant is scheduled for Tuesday.
The arrests came after Best came to police Monday morning and led them to a garbage can containing a trash bag holding Isabella’s body. He told them he had helped Freeman dispose of it after Freeman had killed her, police said.
Police have charged Freeman as an adult, and he faces a murder charge. Best is charged with tampering with evidence.
At a news conference Monday afternoon, Niagara Falls Chief Detective William Thompson said there were signs of injuries but no indication of sexual abuse. Source
John Freeman was reportedly a trusted friend of the family. This was such a senseless act of violence against Isabella Tennant. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family.