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Who Killed Cyle and Kevin?

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Hello, allow me to introduce myself and how I am related to this tragic story and ultimate GoFundMe. My name is Laura, I grew up three houses down from Cyle's Mother. Cyle's Aunt, Heidi, was my childhood best friend and we have continued to stay close over the years. I was devastated to hear of Cyle's murder, but some three years later when Heidi suggested I start a podcast to help see her nephew's murder solved, I was flattered, honored, intrigued and more than excited to get started. I was also quite shocked to hear the double homicide had never been solved. After four years of research, interviews, rejected gramma requests, social media posts, a promo video, writing and recording, the podcast is ready to hit the stream waves. And with it, I am starting this GoFundMe to raise reward money. The funds raised will be given to anyone who comes forward with information that leads to the arrests and successful prosecution of the murderers of Cyle Van Komen and Kevin Nelson. In the unlikely event that no one comes forward with information, the funds will be used for genetic phenotyping and forensic and investigative genetic genealogy.

The murders of Cyle and Kevin took place on a freezing cold night in South Ogden, Utah. On December 9th, 2016, as Cyle, two of his roommates, his brother and his stepbrother were relaxing and making plans for the weekend they were stalked by their soon-to-be killers. An hour and 25 minutes reveal three suspects watching the house, wearing masks, and waiting... waiting for what though? Whatever it was that caused them to finally make their fatal move. At some point, neighbor Kevin Nelson arrived at the home to chat, the brothers then left to buy hot pockets at a nearby grocery store. 13 minutes later, the brothers returned to the home, the living room was disheveled, indicating a struggle, Cyle lay lifeless on the floor and Kevin sat on the couch, his fate apparent by the blood running down his face and his unresponsive nature. After police arrived on the scene, they located the other two roommates; a witness who had run to a nearby house to call 911. And a survivor who was found in the yard, suffering from a gunshot wound, was rushed to the hospital and survived the ordeal. The incident has been called "a robbery gone wrong'. However, nothing was stolen!

It's been 7 long years! Let's make sure we get justice for Cyle and Kevin and see that their dangerous killers are off the street! Please consider donating, if it's not possible for you at this time, please share this GoFundMe far and wide!


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Laura Young
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Kaysville, UT

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