Person Of Interest Now Charged With Murder In Deaths Of Meshay Melendez And Her Daughter Layla

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The person of interest in the deaths of 27-year-old Meshay Melendez and her daughter 7-year-old Layla Stewart has now been charged with murder.

Kirkland Warren was already in the Clark County Jail on several other charges.

Police say he shot Melendez and Stewart in the head.

The two were found dead March 22nd in rural Washougal after being reported missing several days prior.

Warren is expected to appear in court Monday.